Venus and Jupiter This Morning, July 2, 2012


Venus and Jupiter appeared low in the eastern sky at 4:15 a.m. CDT this morning as seen from the Chicago area. The pair continues to appear low in the eastern sky throughout the month. See more for Venus as a Morning star. For other July sky watching events, click here. (Click the image to see it larger.)


  1. I was out early on the 3rd and saw them. I could not see Orion and Pleiades which I was trying to view for the first time in 3 months since they left the evening sky.

    1. Jeffrey L. Hunt – Jeffrey L. Hunt is an educational technologist living in suburban Chicago. When he's not learning about and implementing technology in classes, he's running or looking at the stars.
      Jeffrey L. Hunt says:

      The Pleiades are above Jupiter. Orion is still in the sun’s morning glare. It’ll be easier to see in August.

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