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Depending on where you live worldwide, the planets Venus and Jupiter will stage their closest conjunction of the year on June 30 or July Read more

Details on the annual Orionid meteor shower. How and when to watch. In 2016, the peak mornings is October 21, but, by then, the moon will be in the way.

Venus and Jupiter share must-see close encounter before dawn Monday

Moon, Jupiter, Venus Trine ---8:39 pm

Circle July 18, 2015, on your calendar. The waxing crescent moon, Venus, Jupiter and Regulus will convene in the west at dusk/nightfall.

You may or may not catch the young waxing crescent moon below Venus and Jupiter after sunset July 17. However, the moon will move upward, to join up with these brilliant planets on July 18.