July 17, 2022: The gibbous moon is between Jupiter and Saturn this morning. Morning Star Venus and Mars are farther eastward. After night falls, Hercules can be seen high in the south.
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.
July 3, 2022: Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn continue to parade in the eastern and southern sky before sunrise. Aquila and Altair are in the east-southeast when evening twilight ends.
July 2, 2022: The four bright morning planets – Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn – continue to parade through the morning. After sunset, the crescent moon is near the Sickle of Leo.
June 15, 2022: The morning moon is in front of the Teapot. The morning planet parade continues in the eastern sky before sunrise. As night falls, the Summer Triangle signals that the summer season is arriving north of the equator.
June 8, 2022: Bright stars adorn the morning sky along with the string of four morning planets. The evening waxing moon nears the star Spica.
May 26, 2022: The crescent moon nears Morning Star Venus. Mars closes in on Jupiter before their conjunction in three mornings. Saturn is nearby
December 16, 2021: Venus and Saturn are closest this evening. Jupiter is to the upper left of Saturn. The bright moon is in the eastern sky. In the morning sky, Mars moves through Scorpius.
September 24, 2021: The Summer Triangle – Vega, Altair, and Deneb – is high in the south during the early evening hours.
July Early Mornings, 2021: Step outside as morning twilight begins, about two hours before sunrise. Look high in the south for the Summer Triangle, high above Jupiter and Saturn.