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Sky This Week - Thursday July 30 to Thursday August 6

28 Jul 2020, 23:52 UTC
Sky This Week - Thursday July 30 to Thursday August 6
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The Full Moon is Tuesday, August 4. Four bright planets are visible in the morning skies. Venus is in the horns of Taurus the Bull below the bright star Aldebaran. Mars is rising before midnight. Jupiter and Saturn are easily visible in the evening sky. The waxing Moon is between Jupiter and Saturn on August 2. Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE is visible in binoculars. The Full Moon is Tuesday, August 4. Evening sky at 19:01 ACST (90 minutes after sunset) on Saturday, August 1 facing east as seen from Adelaide. Jupiter and Saturn are high above the Eastern horizon. Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes after sunset), click to embiggen.Morning sky on Monday, August 3 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide at 5:41am ACST (90 minutes before sunrise). Crescent Venus is below the red star Aldebaran, the eye of Taurus the Bull, and is closest to one of the stars that define the tip of the horns of the Bull. Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (60 minutes before sunrise), click to embiggen.Morning sky on Saturday, August 1 showing the whole sky ...

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