Abrams Planetarium Night Sky Notes

A brief description of the night sky.

07/30/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 30, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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07/22/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 22, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The waning crescent Moon is near Aldebaran. Look east two hours before sunrise.

07/21/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 21, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
The waning crescent Moon is near the Pleiades star cluster. Look east two hours before sunrise.

07/20/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 20, 2014
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Mars is 3.6 degrees to the upper left of Spica.

07/19/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 19, 2014
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Last Quarter Moon is in the southeast an hour before sunrise.

07/18/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 18, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014
Mercury is 6.3 degrees to the lower left of Venus. Look ENE 45 minutes before sunrise.

07/17/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 17, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Mars is 2.3 degrees to the upper left of Spica.

07/16/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 16, 2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Mercury is 6.2 degrees (minimum distance) to the lower left of Venus. Look ENE 45 minutes before sunrise.

07/15/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 15, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Mars is 1.6 degrees to the upper left of Spica.

07/14/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 14, 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014
Mars is 1.4 degrees to the upper left of Spica.

07/13/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 13, 2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Mars is 1.3 degrees to the above of Spica. (closest approach)

07/12/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 12, 2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Mars is 1.4 degrees to the upper right of Spica.

07/11/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 11, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
Mars is 1.6 degrees to the upper right of Spica.

07/10/2014 12:00 AM
Night Sky Note for July 10, 2014
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Mercury is 8 degrees to the lower left of Venus. Look ENE 45 minutes before sunrise.