|Jupiter, Spica, and a waxing gibbous Moon are grouped together in the evening sky
||Earth reaches aphelion 152,092,504 km (94,505,901 miles) from the Sun.
||The planet Saturn lies about 3º south of the waxing gibbous Moon in the early evening sky.
||Full (Buck) Moon at 12:07am EDT
||Venus, the Pleiades and Hyades star clusters, and Aldebaran are aligned in the eastern sky before dawn.
||Last Quarter Moon at 3:26pm EDT
||Venus pairs up with a waning crescent Moon in the predawn morning sky
||New Moon at 5:46am EDT
|Mercury and Regulus form a tight pair and are joined by a thin waxing crescent Moon on these evenings. Use binoculars and look LOW in the WNW 30 minutes after sunset.
||Mars in conjunction with the sun
||The Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks in the early morning sky. Maximum activity produces ~ 15-20 meteors/hour
Jupiter pairs up with a wide waxing crescent Moon in the early evening sky
||Mercury at Greatest Eastern (Evening) Elongation
First Quarter Moon at 11:23am EDT
is visible very low in the W to WSW sky after sunset this month even around Greatest Eastern (Evening) Elongation on the 30th. Use binoculars.
rises in the east a couple of hours before the Sun this month and is about 20º above the horizon at sunup.
is not visible this month (conjunction on the 27th)
, in Virgo, appears low in the SW to WSW sky after sunset this month
appears low in the SW to S sky in the constellation Ophiuchus. The rings are greatly tilted this month.