"A Pre-Dawn Super Sky Show for the Last Week of July!"

Scheduled air date: 2000 Jul 17-23

The Waning Crescent Moon will appear near the giant planets Saturn and Jupiter on the morning of the 26th, the red star Aldebaran on the 27th, and then a very thin Crescent Moon will appear low in the sky just above the innermost planet of our Solar System—Mercury—on the 29th.
(Shown about 75 minutes before sunrise each morning for mid-Northern latitudes.)

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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