Night sky highlights for June 2021

[ Update: What’s Up: June 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL

What are some skywatching highlights in June 2021? Catch Saturn and Jupiter in the morning, and the constellation Scorpius after dark! Plus skywatchers in the Northeast U.S., Eastern Canada, and Northern Europe can see a partial solar eclipse on June 10th. 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….


** 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 to see in the night sky: June 2021BBC Sky at Night Magazine

What can you see in the night sky tonight? Astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through June’s astronomy highlights, including the partial solar eclipse visible on 10 June

** What’s in the Night Sky June 2021 #WITNSAlyn Wallace

This month we have an annular solar eclipse, noctilucent clouds and Mars passes through the Beehive Cluster.

** Night Sky Notebook June 2021Peter Detterline

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