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Our night sky, with Moon, from June 25th through June 29th, forty-five minutes before sunrise. Venus can be seen very close to the horizon towards the northeast. Venus will be at superior conjunction on August 24th. 

Our evening sky from June 25th through June 29th, 45 minutes after sunset. Mercury and Mars can be seen close together, near the horizon, in the constellation of Gemini. Mars will be at superior conjunction on September 2nd.

Venus started pretty high in the sky in November and December, but now (in June), it is very low in the sky. Why?  Watch the animation above to find out!