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EarthSky // Science Wire, Space Release Date: Jul 06, 2014

Best photos of moon, Spica, Mars on July 5

A wonderful conjunction on Saturday night. Thanks to all who submitted photos.

View larger. | Duke Marsh caught the awesome threesome on July 5, 2014 and kindly provided labels.

View larger. | Duke Marsh caught the awesome threesome on July 5, 2014 and kindly provided labels.

View larger. | Irenilda M. Neves caught the moon and Mars from Brazil.  From around the world on July 5, 2014, people saw Mars shining in the moon's glare.  Visit Irenilda M. Neves Photographies.

View larger. | Irenilda M. Neves caught the moon and Mars from Brazil. From around the world on July 5, 2014, people saw Mars shining in the moon’s glare. Visit Irenilda M. Neves Photographies.

View larger. | I liked this shot of the moon, Mars and Spica on July 5 by Dennis Chabot, because it has some fireflies in it.  It feels like a summer night!

View larger. | I liked this shot of the moon, Mars and Spica on July 5 by Dennis Chabot, because it has some fireflies in it. It feels like a summer night!

View larger. | Nice shot of moon, Mars, Spica on July 5 by Kathleen Kingma.

View larger. | Beautiful shot of moon, Mars, Spica on July 5 by Kathleen Kingma.

View larger. | Lunar 101 - Moon Book in Toronto caught the moon and Mars on July 5.  Visit them on Facebook.

View larger. | Lunar 101 – Moon Book in Toronto caught the moon and Mars on July 5. Visit them on Facebook. Visit this community on Facebook

View larger. | Brian Drourr in Vermont caught this photo of the July 5 moon and Mars, plus a weekend display of fireworks at Mountain Resort.  Visit Brian Drourr Photography.

View larger. | Brian Drourr in Vermont caught this photo of the July 5 moon and Mars, plus a weekend display of fireworks at Mountain Resort. Visit Brian Drourr Photography.

View larger. | Moon, Mars, Spica on July 5, 2014 by Dinh Nguyen.

View larger. | Moon, Mars, Spica on July 5, 2014 by Dinh Nguyen.

View larger. | The moon and Mars on July 5, 2014 by GregDieselLandscapePhotography.

View larger. | The moon and Mars on July 5, 2014 by GregDieselLandscapePhotography.

Bottom line: The moon, Mars and Spica on July 5, 2014. Thanks to all who submitted photos here at EarthSky.org or posted to EarthSky on Facebook, Twitter or G+!