The Sky This Week – Th July twenty to Th July 27

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The New Luna is Sunday, July 23. Mercury rendezvous amongst Regulus in addition to the sparse crescent Luna on the 25th. Jupiter in addition to the brilliant star Spica are nearby inwards the eve sky. Saturn is visible all black inwards the pump of the Milky Way. Venus dominates the morn heaven below the caput of Taurus the Bull. The crescent Luna is below Venus on the 21st.

The New Luna is Sunday, July 23. The Luna is at Perigee, closest to the earth, on the 22nd.

Evening heaven on Tuesday July 25 looking westward equally seen from Adelaide at 18:25 ACST (60 minutes afterwards sunset). Mercury is higher upward the western horizon nigh Regulus in addition to the sparse crescent Moon.

Mercury climbs higher inwards the eve twilight sky. It is forthwith readily visible higher upward the western horizon one-half an sixty minutes afterwards sunset, in addition to is obvious at to the lowest degree sixty minutes afterwards sunset. Mercury is climbing towards the brilliant star Regulus. On the 25th in addition to 26th Mercury in addition to Regulus volition live on less than a finger-width apart, on the 25t they are joined yesteryear the sparse crescent Moon. 

Evening heaven on Sabbatum July 22 looking north-west equally seen from Adelaide at 18:55 ACST  (90 minutes afterwards sunset). Jupiter is higher upward the horizon betwixt the brilliant star Spica in addition to the relatively brilliant star Porrima. The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Jupiter on Sabbatum July 22 at 18:55 ACST .

Similar views volition live on seen elsewhere inwards Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local fourth dimension (90 minutes afterwards sunset). (click to embiggen).

Jupiter is rising earlier sunset in addition to is forthwith high higher upward the northern-western horizon inwards the early on eve at sum dark. It is inwards betwixt the brilliant star Spica, the brightest star inwards the constellation of Virgo, in addition to the relatively brilliant star Porrima. Jupiter is forthwith closer to Porrima than Spica.

Opposition, when Jupiter is biggest in addition to brightest equally seen from Earth, was on Apr the 8th. Jupiter is rising earlier the Sun sets in addition to is visible until only earlier midnight. Jupiter is a expert telescopic target from astronomical twilight on, in addition to the trip the lite fantastic toe of its Moons is visible fifty-fifty inwards binoculars. The next Jupiter events are inwards AEST.

Thu xx Jul 17:53 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Thu xx Jul 19:19 Eur: Reappears from Eclipse  Thu xx Jul 21:17 Gan: Disappears into Occultation  Tue xx Jun 22:57 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Fri 21 Jul 23:40 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Sat 22 Jul 19:32 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Monday 24 Jul 18:26 Gan: Shadow Transit Ends  Monday 24 Jul 21:11 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Monday 24 Jul 21:37 Io : Disappears into Occultation  Tue 25 Jul 18:49 Io : Transit Begins               T  Tue 25 Jul 20:02 Io : Shadow Transit Begins        ST  Tue 25 Jul 21:01 Io : Transit Ends                 due south  Tue 25 Jul 22:13 Io : Shadow Transit Ends  Tue 25 Jul 22:39 Eur: Transit Begins               T  Midweek 26 Jul 19:32 Io : Reappears from Eclipse  Midweek 26 Jul 22:50 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Thu 27 Jul 18:42 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Thu 27 Jul 21:53 Eur: Reappears from Eclipse 
 

Evening heaven on Sabbatum July xv looking due north equally seen from Adelaide at 21:40 ACST, when Saturn is at its highest. Saturn is nigh overhead high higher upward the northern horizon.

The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Saturn at this time. Similar views volition live on seen elsewhere inwards Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen).

Saturn was  at opposition on the 15th, when it was biggest in addition to brightest inwards the heaven equally seen from earth. Saturn is visible all black long. Saturn is a expert telescopic target from nine pm on. It is poised higher upward the black rifts inwards the Milky Way and is inwards a expert expanse for binocular hunting. It continues to climb into the eve skies equally the calendar week progresses.  Saturn’s rings are visible fifty-fifty inwards pocket-sized telescopes in addition to are e’er expert to view.

The constellation of Scorpio is a expert postulate to locating Saturn. The distinctive ringlet of Scorpio is slowly to come across higher upward the north-eastern to northern horizon, locate the brilliant blood-red star, Antares, in addition to the hold off below that towards the horizon, the side yesteryear side brilliant object is Saturn.

Morning heaven on Fri July 21 looking due east equally seen from Adelaide at 6:19 ACST (60 minutes earlier sunrise). Venus is dazzling below the brilliant star Aldebaran in addition to above  the crescent Moon. The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Venus at this time.

Similar views volition live on seen throughout Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local fourth dimension (that is sixty minutes earlier sunrise, click to embiggen).

Venus  is lowering inwards the morn heaven in addition to is visible inwards telescopes equally a “Gibbous Moon”. At the get-go of the Week Venus is below the caput of  Tarus the Bull and  the brilliant star Aldebaran. The Crescent Luna is below Venus on the 21st forming a describe of piece of employment with  Aldebaran .

 Mars is lost inwards the twilight.

Printable PDF maps of the Eastern heaven at 10 pm AEST, Western heaven at 10 pm AEST. For farther details in addition to to a greater extent than information on what’s upward inwards the sky, see Southern Skywatch.

Cloud encompass predictions tin live on constitute at SkippySky.

Here is the near-real fourth dimension satellite sentiment of the clouds (day in addition to night) http://satview.bom.gov.au/
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