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By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 11:02 GMT, 13 May 2011 Until now, Venus lit up the morning sky in solitary splendour. But this week, the brightest planet, which appears an hour before sunrise, will be joined by its closest rival Jupiter, usually an evening fixture. More incredibly yet, Mercury and Mars are visible in the vicinity in a rare temporary alliance low in the eastern sky.
*See Photos Below* This is what the snowstorm blanketing much of the country looks like right now. The storm, which is covering a third of the U.S. , is captured in the following images by NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Terra satellite as well as the GOES-13 satellite. From NASA :