Night sky highlights for June 2020

[ Update June.12.2020: What’s Up: June 2020 – NASA JPL:

What are some skywatching highlights you can see in June 2020? Look for the Summer Triangle rising in the east after sundown, keep tabs on the morning planets and June 20 brings the solstice. Additional information about topics covered in this episode of What’s Up, along with still images from the video, and the video transcript, are available at… Credit: NASA-JPL/Caltech


** Tonight’s Sky: JuneSpace Telescope Science Institute

Though the nights are shorter in June, they are filled with fine sights. Look for the Hercules constellation, which will lead you to a globular star cluster with hundreds of thousands of densely packed stars. You can also spot Draco the dragon, which will point you to the Cat’s Eye Nebula. Keep watching for space-based views of globular star clusters and the nebula.

** What’s in the Night Sky June 2020 #WITNS | Solar Eclipse | Milky Way | NLCs – Alyn Wallace

** What to see in the night sky: June 2020BBC Sky at Night Magazine

What can you see in the night sky this month? Astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel reveal their stargazing tips for June 2020.

** The Night Sky June 2020Auriga Astronomy – Science made Simple!

A look at the Planets and Major stars/Constellations visible during June 2020 (the shortest nights of the year)

** Skywatch: What’s happening in the heavens in June – The Washington Post

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