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Monday, June 01, 2020

 

Southern Skywatch June 2020 edition is now out!

The evening sky facing west in Adelaide on Monday June 8 at 23:00 ACDST, The waning Moon, Jupiter and Saturn form a line above the eastern horizon. (similar views will be seen Australia wide at the equivalent local time.click to embiggen).










The June edition of Southern Skywatch is now up.

June 3; Moon at perigee. Morning June 6; penumbral lunar eclipse. June 8; waning Moon, Jupiter and Saturn form a line in the evening sky.. June 9; Jupiter, Saturn and waning Moon form a line in the evening sky. June 13-14 Waning Moon near to Mars. June 15; Moon at Apogee. June 19; Thin crescent Moon close to Venus. June 22, Mercury and thin crescent Moon close low in the twilight.

Mercury climbs higher in the evening sky, then falls back for a meeting with the thin crescent Moon .
VenusRetunes to the morning sly mid-month and meets the thin crescent Moon on the 19th while staying close to the Hyades.

 Mars is close to the Moon on the 13th.

Jupiter climbs higher  the evening sky. On the 8th Jupiter, the waxing Moon and Saturn form aline in the late evening/early morning sky.

Saturn  climbs higher  the evening sky.

Morning June 6; penumbral lunar eclipse. June 8; waning Moon, Jupiter and Saturn form a line in the evening sky. June 9; Jupiter, Saturn and waning Moon form a line in the evening sky. June 13-14 Waning Moon near to Mars. June 19; Thin crescent Moon close to Venus. June 22, Mercury and thin crescent Moon close low in the twilight.

June 3; Moon at perigee, June 15; Moon at Apogee.

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