- July 1: Mars 0.7° from Regulus
- July 6: Moon passes Mars & Saturn
- July 9: Jupiter in opposition (there have been great views from down under and even possible details on Ganymede imaged)
- July 11: Mars 0.6° from Saturn
- July 12: Venus greatest brilliance in evening sky
In other news there are indications that comet Lulin may be taking off: It's now at 10.6 mag. and could put on a nice show next February. Also • a picture of Boattini from June 28, • a dramatic prominence animation and • Mike Brown setting ground rules for debating "what's a planet" ...