Parade of planets: Here’s when to see 5 planets line up in the sky

ORLANDO, Fla. — You’ll want to look to the skies this weekend. A parade of planets will be happening above.

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This hasn’t happened since 2004. It won’t happen again until 2040.

According to AccuWeather, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn have lined up in the early morning sky.

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To catch a glimpse of the “parade,” look to the southeast sky before sunrise through the weekend.

Friday morning will be the best time to see it in Central Florida.

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A telescope is not required to view the unique grouping of planets.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.