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  Sky Calendar -- June 2024
2 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 7:25 UT (distance 368,102km; angular size 32.5').
2 Moon near Mars at 22h UT (morning sky). Mag. 1.0.
Mars (Wikipedia)
4 Mercury 0.12° SE of Jupiter at 11h UT (12° from Sun, morning sky). Mags. −2.0 and −1.1.
4 Venus at superior conjunction with the Sun at 15h UT (not visible). The brightest planet passes into the evening sky.
5 Moon near the Pleiades at 10h UT (morning sky).
The Pleiades (Wikipedia)
6 New Moon at 12:39 UT. Start of lunation 1255.
9 Moon near Castor at 3h UT (evening sky).
9 Moon near Pollux at 8h UT (evening sky).
10 Moon near Beehive cluster M44 at 11h UT (evening sky).
Beehive Cluster (Wikipedia)
M44: The Beehive Cluster (APOD)
12 Moon near Regulus at 7h UT (evening sky).
Regulus (Wikipedia)
14 First Quarter Moon at 5:19 UT.
14 Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 14h UT (distance 404,077km; angular size 29.6').
14 Mercury at superior conjunction with the Sun at 16h UT (not visible). The innermost planet passes into the evening sky.
Mercury (Wikipedia)
16 Moon near Spica at 20h UT (evening sky). Occultation visible from western Asia.
Spica (Wikipedia)
Disappearance and Reappearance Times (IOTA)
20 Moon near Antares at 12h UT (evening sky). Occultation visible from the western Pacific ocean.
Antares (Wikipedia)
Occultation of Antares (In-The-Sky)
20 June solstice at 20:51 UT. The time when the Sun reaches the point farthest north of the celestial equator marking the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere.
June Solstice (Wikipedia)
Equinoxes and Solstices from Space (NASA)
22 Full Moon at 1:09 UT.
27 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 11:33 UT (distance 369,286km; angular size 32.4').
27 Moon near Saturn at 16h UT (morning sky). Mag. 1.1. Occultation visible from eastern Australia, New Zealand and western Pacific ocean.
Saturn (Wikipedia)
Disappearance and Reappearance Times (IOTA)
Occultation of Saturn (In-The-Sky)
28 Last Quarter Moon at 21:54 UT.
All times Universal Time (UT).
  • US Eastern Daylight Time = UT − 4 hours.
  • US Pacific Daylight Time = UT − 7 hours.
  • Australian Eastern Standard Time = UT + 10 hours
  • Singapore Standard Time = UT + 8 hours.

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