From the September 2007 issue

Jupiter gleams in the evening

September 2007: Jupiter will dominate the southern sky during September.
By and | Published: September 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Anyone looking low in the southern sky after sunset will notice the brilliant beacon of Jupiter, the solar system’s largest planet. Jupiter displays its turbulent atmosphere each night through a telescope, and you can easily follow its retinue of four constantly dancing moons. Invite your neighbors over for a jovian view they’ll never forget.