July 4, 2022: Earth is at aphelion today. The four morning planets are visible before sunrise. The waxing crescent moon is in the west after sunset.
May 26, 2022: The crescent moon nears Morning Star Venus. Mars closes in on Jupiter before their conjunction in three mornings. Saturn is nearby
May 20, 2021: With two bright planets in the southeast before sunrise, the Summer Triangle – Vega, Altair, and Deneb – is high in the south as daylight approaches.