A legendary symbol of beauty adds romance to the early morning skies this week, appearing along with some of the most elusive of Earth’s neighboring worlds.
Venus, the Morning Star: Starting at dawn on Tuesday, June 17, and for the rest of this week, look for the diamond-like Venus to appear in the eastern sky. The brightest starlike object in the morning sky, Venus will rise about 90 minutes before dawn. The planet will hang about 10 degrees above the horizon within a half hour before sunrise. Read more.