Venus and Saturn Tonight, July 17, 2013

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Venus and Saturn shine during twilight this evening as seen from the Chicago.  The image above shows brilliant Venus in the western sky during evening twilight.  (Click the image to see it larger.)

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Meanwhile in the south the Ringed Wonder Saturn shines near the moon, overexposed in the image above and the star Spica (Virgo).  (Click the image to see it larger.)

See what’s occurring this month in our monthly summary.
Click here to see a description of Venus as an Evening Star.

Other Venus Views

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On June 11, 2013, a view of Venus in bright twilight along with the crescent moon as seen from Alexandria, VA.  (Click the image to see it larger.)

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On July 8, 2013, Venus in the evening sky as seen from Las Vegas, NV.  The dark cloud on the horizon is smoke from Spring Mountains wildfire.  (Click the image to see it larger.)



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