Current Moon Phase

Waxing Crescent Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon

The moon is currently in Aquarius
The moon is 4 days old

Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -1 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 317 degrees
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June 2018 Sky Highlights

JUNE 2018 Viewable Stars, Planets & Constellations

Summer Solstice, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Big Dipper, Bootes, Arcturus, Corvus, Centaurus, Vega, Corona Borealis, Hercules, Southern Cross, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Meteor Showers: alpha Scorpiids, Sagittarids, Bootids

June 2 – Waning Moon phase (dark skies until June 19 when Moon is much brighter)

June 6 – 3rd Quarter Moon

June 9 – Mercury creeps into western sky after sunset

June 12 – ISS flies near Polaris 7:40pm  Hubble crosses Venus at 8:35pm

June 13 – New Moon – Hubble near Venus 8:25pm and ISS too!

June 14 – ISS in North 7:32pm  –  Hubble near Venus 8:14pm

June 15 – Crescent Moon below Venus  –  Hubble flies by them at 8:03pm

June 16 – Moon above Venus  –  Hubble in west at 7:54pm

June 20 – 1st Quarter Moon – bright Moon nights begin- SUMMER SOLSTICE

June 23– Moon kisses Jupiter

June 26 – Bootids Meteor Shower

June 27 – Full Moon

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