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This Week's Sky at a Glance, July 23 – 31

This Week's Sky at a Glance, July 23 – 31

Saturn and Jupiter shine in the southeast by late evening. The bright Moon passes them on the 24th through 26th. Venus continues to sit patiently, changelessly, low in the west in twilight. Bootes and the Big Dipper mark the western sky after dark; the Summer Triangle emblazons the east.

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