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The Great 2018 Mars Opposition

The Great 2018 Mars Opposition

Friday night, July 27: That’s when the Sun, the Earth and the planet Mars form a straight line in space. Mars rises just as the Sun sets and it’s exceptionally brilliant. By coincidence, Friday night is also the July Full Moon.

A focus on the strange Evening Star

A focus on the strange Evening Star

During the next three months, from now through September, Venus will visibly shift to the left. Each evening at nightfall, it will still hover at about the same height. But it will continually migrate south, or leftward, as it marches through the zodiac through Cancer, Leo, Virgo and into Libra.