Venus and Jupiter dazzle in the evening twilight sky

June 29, 2015 | By | 3 Comments
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(Posted 29 June 2015) Venus and Jupiter continue to dazzle as they draw to their closest approach on Wednesday 1 July 2015. The below image captures both planets plus three of the four Galilean moons that orbit Jupiter and which easily can be seen in binoculars.

(c) 2015 Paul Floyd

(c) 2015 Paul Floyd

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This website is maintained by Paul Floyd. I am an amateur astronomer (and school teacher) with 25 years experience (as at 2015) in running a range of education and public astronomy outreach activities. As of January 2015, I have been providing astronomy information via the WWW for eighteen years.