Venus and Jupiter (and Aldebaran and the Pleiades) This Morning, July 16, 2012


Brilliant Venus and Jupiter gleam as bright Morning Stars from the eastern skies this morning at 4 a.m. CDT from the Chicago area in this 20-second exposure. Notice how Venus has pass Aldebaran compared to their positions last week. The Pleiades star cluster is above Jupiter.

Watch the planetary pair in the morning sky throughout this month. Read more about Venus as a Morning Star.  For our monthly sky watching posting, click here.  (Click the image to see it larger.)

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