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Sky & Scope This Week’s Sky at a Glance, August 3 – 11


Alan MacRobert

Friday, August 3 • This week four bright planets shine at once during twilight, if you have low horizons in the right places. From right to left, they're Venus low in the west, Jupiter higher in the southwest, Saturn at about the same height in the south-southeast, and brilliant Mars low in the southeast. Best view: about 45 to 60 minutes after sunset. • Action in Sagittarius. Less than […]

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