The Sky This Week – Th July xiii to Th July 20

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The Last Quarter Moon is Monday, July 17. Mercury climbs higher inwards the eve sky. Jupiter together with the vivid star Spica are nearby inwards the eve sky. Saturn is visible all black inwards the pump of the Milky Way. Venus dominates the forenoon sky betwixt the Pleiades together with the Hyades clusters together with continues towards the vivid star Aldebaran, forming a 2nd “eye” for Taurus the Bull on the 13th. The crescent Moon is inwards the Hyades to a higher house Venus on the 20th. The ISS returns to eve skies.

The Last Quarter Moon is Monday, July 17.

Evening sky on Sabbatum July xv looking due west equally seen from Adelaide at 18:22 ACST (60 minutes afterward sunset). Mercury is to a higher house the western horizon climbing towards Regulus.

Mercury climbs higher inwards the eve twilight sky. It is forthwith readily visible to a higher house the western horizon one-half an hr afterward sunset, together with is obvious at lest lx minutes afterward sunset.

Evening sky on Sabbatum July xv looking north-west equally seen from Adelaide at 18:52 ACST  (90 minutes afterward sunset). Jupiter is to a higher house the horizon betwixt the vivid star Spica together with the relatively vivid star Porrima. The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Jupiter on Lord’s Day July xvi at 22:23 ACST  equally Io together with its shadow transits Jupiter.

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

Jupiter is rising earlier sunset together with is forthwith high to a higher house the northern-western horizon inwards the early on eve at sum dark. It is inwards betwixt the vivid star Spica, the brightest star inwards the constellation of Virgo, together with the relatively vivid star Porrima. Jupiter is forthwith closer to Porrima than Spica.

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

Thu xiii Jul 19:46 Gan: Reappears from Occultation  Thu xiii Jul 22:31 Gan: Disappears into Eclipse  Friday xiv Jul 22:52 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Sat xv Jul 18:43 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Sun xvi Jul 22:23 Io : Transit Begins               T  Sun xvi Jul 23:39 Io : Shadow Transit Begins        ST  Mon 17 Jul 19:40 Io : Disappears into Occultation  Mon 17 Jul 20:22 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Mon 17 Jul 23:08 Io : Reappears from Eclipse  Tue eighteen Jul 18:07 Io : Shadow Transit Begins        ST  Tue eighteen Jul 19:05 Io : Transit Ends                 southward  Tue eighteen Jul 19:58 Eur: Transit Begins               ST  Tue eighteen Jul 20:18 Io : Shadow Transit Ends          T  Tue eighteen Jul 22:29 Eur: Transit Ends  Tue eighteen Jul 22:35 Eur: Shadow Transit Begins        southward  quarta-feira xix Jul 17:37 Io : Reappears from Eclipse  quarta-feira xix Jul 22:01 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Thu twenty Jul 17:53 GRS: Crosses Central Meridian  Thu twenty Jul 19:19 Eur: Reappears from Eclipse  Thu twenty Jul 21:17 Gan: Disappears into Occultation  
 

Evening sky on Sabbatum July xv looking N equally seen from Adelaide at 22:00 ACST, when Saturn is at its highest. Saturn is nearly overhead high to a higher house 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 together with brightest inwards the sky equally seen from earth. Saturn is visible all black long. Saturn is a skillful telescopic target from ix pm on. It is poised to a higher house the black rifts inwards the Milky Way and is inwards a skillful surface area 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-size telescopes together with are ever skillful to view.

The constellation of Scorpio is a skillful take away to locating Saturn. The distinctive coil of Scorpio is tardily to encounter to a higher house the north-eastern to northern horizon, locate the vivid ruby-red star, Antares, together with the expect below that towards the horizon, the adjacent vivid object is Saturn.

Morning sky on Th July twenty looking eastward equally seen from Adelaide at 6:22 ACST (60 minutes earlier sunrise). Venus is dazzling below the vivid star Aldebaran together with 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 lx minutes earlier sunrise, click to embiggen).

Venus  climbs higher inwards the forenoon sky together with is visible inwards telescopes equally a “Gibbous Moon”.  at the get-go of the Week Venus Forms a 2nd optic for Tarus the Bull amongst the vivid star Aldebaran. It thence moves below Hildebrand. The Crescent Moon is close Aldebaran together with to a higher house Venus on the 20th.

The eve sky facing East at 18:35 pm ACST on Mon 17 June equally seen from Adelaide. Adelaide gets to encounter the ISS transcend adjacent to Saturn. This calendar week sees a serial of vivid International infinite station passes inwards the eve visible from most parts of Australia. More details here. When together with what you lot volition encounter is VERY place dependent, thence you lot require to purpose either Heavens Above or CalSky to teach site specific predictions for your location.

 Mars is lost inwards the twilight.

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

Cloud embrace predictions tin live on flora at SkippySky.

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