** What’s Up: July 2022 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL
What are some skywatching highlights in July 2022? The naked-eye planets of dawn – Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn – dominate the sky, appearing more spread out each morning. Next, if you’re feeling the July heat, note the origin of “the dog days” of summer has to do with the bright star Sirius. Finally, if you can find a certain teapot-shaped pattern of stars in the evening, you’ll be looking toward the center of the Milky Way.
0:11 Morning planet lineup
0:40 Sirius and the “dog days” of summer
1:50 The Teapot and Milky Way core
3:11 July Moon phases
Additional information about topics covered in this episode of What’s Up, along with still images from the video, and the video transcript, are available at https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/skywatch….
In July, find the Scorpius constellation to identify the reddish supergiant Antares, which will lead you to discover a trio of globular star clusters. Keep watching for space-based views of these densely packed, spherical collections of ancient stars, as well as three nebulas: the Swan Nebula, the Lagoon Nebula, and the Trifid Nebula.
02:40 Northern Hemisphere Night Sky
05:30 Southern Hemisphere Night Sky
07:24 Close Approaches
08:06 Full Moon
08:37 Meteor Showers
09:44 #WITNS Winners
** Sky & Telescope’s Sky Tour Podcast – July 2022 – Sky & Telescope Youtube
Our monthly Sky Tour #astronomy #podcast provides an informative and entertaining 10-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky. Listen to July’s episode for #stargazing tips and learn about the #stars of #summer.
- Sky Tour Astronomy Podcast: Upcoming Celestial Events – Sky & Telescope
- July: Stars of the Summer Sky – Sky & Telescope
** Night Sky Notebook July 2022 – Peter Detterline
** See also:
- See Mars in the night sky, July 2022 | BBC Sky at Night Magazine
- July 2022 Night Sky Calendar — Voyageurs Conservancy
- July’s Night Sky Guide (July 2022) – Farmers’ Almanac
- What to See in the Night Sky in July 2022 – TreeHugger.com
- 13 Must-See Astronomical Events in the July Night Sky (2022) – SpaceTourismGuide.com
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