Forget the hype and go outside to enjoy the real thing — a relatively bright comet you can see in binoculars from a dark sky.
The luminous Geminid meteor shower returns. We also meet a binocular-bright star that may be experiencing Betelgeuse-like convulsions.
Set the alarm and bring plenty of coffee. We've got a total lunar eclipse coming that you don't want to miss.
Pick one or see them all. July offers a potpourri of celestial events for both naked-eye observers and telescope users that include a rare occultation by Saturn's moon Titan, a bright comet, and Mira at maximum.