Published on Jun 13, 2017
Top Must-See Sky Events for the last two weeks of June 2017.
As darkness falls on these balmy June evenings look for the famous 'Summer Triangle' at your eastern sky. This 'Triangle' is composed of three of the brightest stars in the night sky, each of which is the brightest star in its own constellation. Near midnight, the Summer Triangle lies virtually overhead at mid-northern latitudes during the summer months.
From the southern hemisphere it appears upside down and low in the sky during the winter months.
Bright Venus and Moon on June 20, one hour before sunrise.
Early risers get to view the beautiful pairing of the moon and Venus around dawn. The moon and Venus rank as the second-brightest and third-brightest celestial bodies, respectively, after the sun.
Moon close to the king planet Jupiter as darkness falls on June 30.
Earth Between Saturn and Sun * Saturn's Closest Approach to Earth for 2017 MUST SEE!
Watch the planet Saturn light up the night sky sky from dusk till dawn. Our planet Earth flies between the ringed planet Saturn and the sun on June 15th, bringing Saturn to what astronomers call opposition. Saturn at its best.
Clips, images credit: ESO, ESA/HUBBLE & NASA
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