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June

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
DayPhenomenonHour
3FIRST QUARTER2300
4The Moon is at apogee.0200
7Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 0° 1' south of the Moon. Occultation of Spica by the Moon.0900
8Jupiter is 5° north of the Moon.1900
10Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 1' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon.2300
11FULL MOON1800
15Neptune is 3° north of the Moon.2100
16The Moon is at perigee.1700
16Pluto is at opposition.1700
17Uranus is 0° 6' north of the Moon. Occultation of Uranus by the Moon.1700
17Mars is 0° 6' north of Saturn.2300
18LAST QUARTER1400
19Uranus appears to be motionless in the sky as it goes from direct motion to retrograde motion.1600
20Mercury is at its greatest elongation, at 25° east of the Sun.2000
20Mercury is 6° south of Pollux.2300
21Solstice1200
23Venus is 6° south of the Moon.0300
25NEW MOON1600
26Ceres, the largest asteroid, appears to be motionless in the sky as it goes from direct motion to retrograde motion.1200
27Mercury is 5° south of the Moon.1400
28Saturn is 3° south of the Moon.1100
28Vesta, the third-largest asteroid, is 0° 2' north of the Moon. Occultation of Vesta by the Moon.1900
28Mars is 2° south of the Moon.2100

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