Venus and Saturn Tonight, July 23, 2013

DSC09490

Clear skies prevailed this evening from the Chicago area with brilliant Venus shining in the western sky with Regulus (Leo).  (Click the image to see it larger.)  Regulus is rapidly disappearing into evening twilight, heading for its solar conjunction next month.

DSC09497

Meanwhile Saturn shines in the southwestern sky near Spica (Virgo) and the brightest stars of LibraZubeneschamali and Zubenelgenubi.  (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.



Categories: Astronomy, Sky Watching

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: