Wouldn’t it be much more fun if the earth orbited a triple star system?

Jupiter and Saturn will be at their closest separation in the sky since 1623 at 0.1° apart

Keep an eye on the sky in the next 5 days – Jupiter and Saturn are getting ever closer together until the 21st Dec when they’ll look like one bright point in the sky.

Cassini proposed that the orbits follow the curve with r₁r₂=c²