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July Night Sky 2012: Amazing Amateur Observer Photos

Venus and Jupiter in Coolangatta Night Sky

Fred Monro

Venus and Jupiter shine in the sky over night sky Coolangatta, Australia. The image was taken by Fred Monro on July 1, 2012.

Moon from Milwaukee

Bob Widor

The full moon of July 2012 rose over Milwaukee, Wisc. in this image by Bob Widor.

Coolangatta Night Sky

Fred Monro

Venus and Jupiter shine in the sky over night sky Coolangatta, Australia. The image was taken by Fred Monro on July 1, 2012.

Sunspot Group 1515

Randy Shivak

This image of sunspot group 1515 was taken by Randy Shivak, in Anthem, Arizona on July 2, 2012.

Full Moon from Florida

Volume Burks

This image of the full moon was taken by Volume Burks from St. Augustine, Florida on July 4, 2012.

Jupiter and Venus Seen from Redding, CA

Cory Poole

Skywatcher Cory Poole sent this photo of Jupiter and Venus seen from Redding, CA, on July 5, 2012. Poole writes: "You can see Venus passing through the Hyades open star cluster with Jupiter and the Pleiades above that. The foreground was illuminated by a flashlight and the exposure time was 15 seconds."

Sunspot AR 1520 #1

Dale Mayotte

Astrophotographer Dale Mayotte took this photo of sunspot AR 1520 in Clinton Township, MI, on July 11, 2012.

Sunspot AR 1520 #2

Dale Mayotte

Astrophotographer Dale Mayotte took this photo of sunspot AR 1520 in Clinton Township, MI, on July 11, 2012.

Sunspot AR 1520 #3

Dale Mayotte

Astrophotographer Dale Mayotte took this photo of sunspot AR 1520 in Clinton Township, MI, on July 11, 2012.

Sunspot AR 1520 #4

Dale Mayotte

Astrophotographer Dale Mayotte took this photo of sunspot AR 1520 in Clinton Township, MI, on July 11, 2012.

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