Bring in winter with a bang with a beautiful, close conjunction and a rare planet-star occultation.
As the bright planets march westward, Uranus and Neptune become the fresh new faces of fall. And if you've never seen an ultra-thin lunar crescent, here's your chance.
With opposition only weeks away, will the current global dust storm finally break? We look at the prospects.
July's a busy month for skywatching. Not only are five bright planets in view, but three comets and a newly-discovered nova are also observable. And it all starts with a bang on Independence Day.
Use our interactive observing tool to say which of the planet's four largest moons is which.