Tune into the most observable events in this month's sky.
July 2013: Venus meets Leo's brightest star, Regulus, after sunset, and Jupiter joins Mars in morning twilight.
Published: May 28, 2013 //
May 2013: Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter join together for a spectacular series of conjunctions in evening twilight.
Published: March 25, 2013 //
April 2013: Jupiter blazes in the western sky after darkness falls, and glorious Saturn hangs low in the east at nightfall before climbing high in the south around midnight.
Published: February 25, 2013 //
March 2013: All eyes will be on the western sky after sunset to see whether Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) puts on a great performance.
Published: January 28, 2013 //
February 2013: The solar system's two largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, put on nice displays during February. Mercury and Mars add to the evening scene during twilight.
Published: December 21, 2012 //
January 2013: The first month of 2013 will provide plenty of solar system targets set against the starry canopy.
Published: November 26, 2012 //
December 2012: Jupiter reaches its yearly peak in December and dominates the sky all night. The morning sky, on the other hand, offers some superb views from Mercury, Venus, Saturn, and a crescent Moon.
Published: October 29, 2012 //
November 2012: Jupiter approaches its peak during November and shines brilliantly among the background stars of Taurus nearly all night.
Published: September 24, 2012 //
October 2012: All eyes will be on Jupiter this month. The giant planet climbs higher in the eastern sky before midnight, a beacon shining among the background stars of Taurus.
Published: August 28, 2012 //
September 2012: Saturn and Mars grace the twilight as September evenings unfold; Jupiter becomes the main attraction in the morning sky as it climbs high before dawn.
Published: July 23, 2012 //
August 2012: Bright planets occupy both evening and morning skies this month while one of their fainter siblings, distant Neptune, reaches opposition and peak visibility.
Published: June 25, 2012 //
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