Austin Under The Stars - July 25

Austin Clear Sky Chart


Eagle Eye Observatory
Clear Sky Chart

Upcoming events

08 Jul 2015 8:30 PM • Liberty Hill Public Library
10 Jul 2015 6:30 PM • St. Stephen's Episcopal School
10 Jul 2015 7:30 PM • St. Stephen's Episcopal School, 6500 St Stephens Drive 78746
11 Jul 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
18 Jul 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
25 Jul 2015 6:00 PM • St. Stephen's Episcopal School, 6500 St. Stephen's Drive, 78746
08 Aug 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
Canon T2i DSLR camera with an 18-55mm zoom lens set at 50mm.  There is approximately 2 hours of data

Image of the Month - Bob Van Gulick
Scorpius/Sagittarius Regions of the Milky Way from Texas Star Party 

More photos

The Sky This Month

Deep sky observers should check out Brian Cuthbertson's Observing Targets for June.

Mercury's maximum elongation for June will occur on the 24th, putting it relatively high in the morning sky. Venus and Jupiter will inch closer throughout the month, coming in within 0.3 degrees of each other on July 1st as the full moon occurs opposite them in the eastern sky at 9:19 PM CDT.

Solar System Events
  June
 Full Moon 2
 Venus at maximum elongation 6
 Last Quarter Moon 9
 New Moon 16
 Summer Solstice 21
 Mercury at maximum western elongation  24
  July
 Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter 1
 Full Moon 1
 New Moon 16
 Full Moon 30

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