From the July 2007 issue

Watch planetary fireworks light up summer nights

July 2007: As darkness falls on July nights, Venus and Saturn put on a stunning show.
By and | Published: July 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
July opens in spectacular fashion with an evening display of Venus and Saturn in the same telescopic view. Bright Jupiter dominates the southern sky. And, through a telescope, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and even a new comet complete the month’s evening sky show.