Night sky highlights for June 2023

** What’s Up: June 2023 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL

What are some skywatching highlights in June 2023?
Mars and Venus draw closer throughout the month, while Saturn leads Jupiter into the morning sky. Bright stars Spica and Arcturus shine brightly overhead on June evenings, along with the Summer Triangle. And the June solstice, on the 21st, has a special claim to fame.

0:00 Intro
0:13 Mars & Venus in the evening
1:00 Saturn & Jupiter in the morning
1:19 Bright stars of June
2:22 June solstice
3:42 June Moon phases

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: June 2023 – Space Telescope Science InstituteTonight’s Sky

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 2023BBC Sky at Night Magazine

Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel reveal what you can see in the night sky this month, including Mars, Venus and the Beehive Cluster, the Summer Solstice and the Summer Triangle.

** Sky & Telescope’s Sky Tour Podcast – June 2023 – Sky & Telescope Youtube

Our monthly Sky Tour #astronomy #podcast provides an informative and entertaining 10-minute guided tour of the nighttime sky. Listen to the June episode and mark the Sun’s #solstice; follow the #Moon through its phases; watch #Venus and #Mars dance in the evening sky; track down a couple of faint #constellations; and shine a spotlight on the #star #Arcturus.

See also

** What’s in the Night Sky June 2023 🌌 Venus Mars Conjunction | Noctilucent Clouds | Milky WayAlyn Wallace

00:00 Intro
00:40 June Solstice
01:02 Twilight
02:00 Noctilucent Clouds
03:35 Milky Way
05:26 Moon
05:49 Moon and Planets
07:31 WITNS Winners

** Night Sky Notebook June 2023Peter Detterline

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