Check out some bright summer constellations this week as the gibbous Moon wanes.
Jupiter reaches opposition this week, and Mercury passes Mars. Also, look for Miine Giizis — or the full “Blueberry Moon” this week.
The prolific Perseid Meteor Shower peaks this week, with the crescent Moon setting early and allowing the shooting stars to shine.
Look for star clusters as the Moon reaches its new phase. Also, Saturn reaches opposition and Jupiter
Look for Southern Delta-Aquariid meteors this week. Also, watch as Mars meets Regulus.
View the Apollo landing sites on the anniversary of the first moonwalk. After the Moon reaches its full phase, watch as it passes Saturn and Jupiter.
Venus and Mars meet in a very close conjunction on Monday evening, while the Lunar X makes an appearance on Friday.
The Earth will be at its farthest point from the Sun this week, while the Moon reaches its new phase.
As the third quarter Moon wanes, it passes by Uranus. Also, Mercury reaches greatest western elongation.