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3rd Jun '16 11:59:25 AM Pinokio
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* ''VideoGame/UltimaVII'': The astrological alignment of the nine planets of the solar system occurs once every 800 years, thinning the barriers between worlds, and increasing magical activity. During this event, The Guardian attempted to enter Britannia through the Black Gate.
29th Apr '16 6:52:19 AM Clare
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* When the Three Suns of the planet Prysmos align at the beginning of ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'', the planet's advanced technology starts to fail. Before long, all electrical energy has been depleted and an Age of Magic has begun, but it takes a few years before people believe this.
8th Apr '16 7:24:16 PM Geoduck
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* A variation occurs in the backstory of Creator/JohnBellairs' young-adult horror novel ''The House With a Clock in its Walls'', with black-magic user Isaac Izard obsessively searching for the right pattern of clouds to allow him to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. After he misses the moment, he creates the [[HauntedTechnology titular clock]] to try and drag time back to the right position again.
17th Mar '16 5:41:30 AM 20person
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* The Forge World ''Warhammer 40,000'' supplement The Fall of Orpheus's villains, a slumbering (and insane) Necron dynasty, come to full wakefulness immediately following a binary system's two suns suddenly go nova, altering the appearance of the stars in the Orpheus Sector and meaning that The Stars Are Right once again. Needless to say, it ends badly for the population.

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* The Forge World ''Warhammer 40,000'' ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' supplement The Fall of Orpheus's villains, a slumbering (and insane) Necron [[KillerRobot Necron]] dynasty, come to full wakefulness immediately following a binary system's two suns suddenly go nova, altering the appearance of the stars in the Orpheus Sector and meaning that The Stars Are Right once again. Needless to say, it ends badly for the population.
17th Mar '16 5:38:47 AM 20person
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** The Forge World ''Warhammer 40,000'' supplement The Fall of Orpheus's villains, a slumbering (and insane) Necron dynasty, come to full wakefulness immediately following a binary system's two suns suddenly go nova, altering the appearance of the stars in the Orpheus Sector and meaning that The Stars Are Right once again. Needless to say, it ends badly for the population.


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* The Forge World ''Warhammer 40,000'' supplement The Fall of Orpheus's villains, a slumbering (and insane) Necron dynasty, come to full wakefulness immediately following a binary system's two suns suddenly go nova, altering the appearance of the stars in the Orpheus Sector and meaning that The Stars Are Right once again. Needless to say, it ends badly for the population.
24th Feb '16 9:11:53 AM erforce
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* ViciousCycle, because these alignments tend to occur at regular intervals. Example: ''TheDarkCrystal'' (Great Conjunction of suns).

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* ViciousCycle, because these alignments tend to occur at regular intervals. Example: ''TheDarkCrystal'' ''Film/TheDarkCrystal'' (Great Conjunction of suns).
19th Feb '16 1:33:41 PM Anarky17
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' special "Spongebob vs The Big One", Jack Kahuna Laguna explains that when the planets align, it creates an incredible wave called The Big One, which the heroes can use to surf back home. Unfortunately, The Big One also demands a sacrifice for the rest to survive.
8th Feb '16 3:05:42 AM erforce
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{TMNT}}'' (2007): the portal opens when stars line up.



* ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' (2007): the portal opens when stars line up.



* In ''[[TMNT2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' (2003), the underground city's crystal technology is recharged completely with the coming of the planetary alignment, which allows the city's inhabitants to revive themselves.

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* In ''[[TMNT2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' (2003), ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'', the underground city's crystal technology is recharged completely with the coming of the planetary alignment, which allows the city's inhabitants to revive themselves.
21st Jan '16 8:05:28 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/JohnBrunner's ''The Traveller in Black'' series, the Traveller makes his periodic journeys when a certain array of four planets comes into alignment.

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* In Creator/JohnBrunner's ''The Traveller in Black'' ''Literature/TheTravellerInBlack'' series, the Traveller makes his periodic journeys when a certain array of four planets comes into alignment.
10th Dec '15 3:13:27 AM erforce
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-->-- ''{{Hair}}'', "Age of Aquarius"

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-->-- ''{{Hair}}'', ''Theatre/{{Hair}}'', "Age of Aquarius"



* ''Film/TombRaider''. A magic item that can be used to control time can only be accessed during a planetary alignment that occurs once every 5,000 years.

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* ''Film/TombRaider''.''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider''. A magic item that can be used to control time can only be accessed during a planetary alignment that occurs once every 5,000 years.



* The ''MacGyverLostTreasureOfAtlantis'' TV-movie features this. For some reason, the planets are visible, to the point where they would actually collide with each other.

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* The ''MacGyverLostTreasureOfAtlantis'' ''Film/MacGyverLostTreasureOfAtlantis'' TV-movie features this. For some reason, the planets are visible, to the point where they would actually collide with each other.
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