This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 17 – 25
The waxing crescent Moon swells back into the evening sky this week. Jupiter and Saturn are at opposition on the nights of July 13th and 20th, respectively — so they rise around sunset, loom low in the southeast in twilight, and climb as the evening grows late. Jupiter is brightest; Saturn is 7° to its lower left. By late night they look like a pair of uneven eyes looking down at the world.
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