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July Astronomy: It’s a Great Month for Sky-Watching, as Venus, Jupiter and Saturn Reach Peak Brilliance

Good news for evening viewers! Jupiter and closely following Saturn are rising about a half-hour earlier per week, so by the dates of their respective oppositions, on the nights of July 14 and 20, they reach peak brilliance and will have just risen at sunset. As darkness descends, the beautiful pair of giant planets will […]