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June 2008 Phenomena

For terms in boldface, see Astronomical Terms.
Day Phenomenon Hour
3 NEW MOON 1423
7 Mercury is in inferior conjunction. 1018
7 Mars is 1° 1' north of the Moon. 2113
8 Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, is 1° 5' north of the Moon. Occultation of Regulus by the Moon. 2137
8 Venus is in superior conjunction. 2250
9 Saturn is 3° 3' north of the Moon. 0426
10 FIRST QUARTER 1200
13 Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, is 3° north of the Moon. 0537
16 The Moon is at apogee. 1233
17 Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, is 0° 2' north of the Moon. Occultation of Antares by the Moon. 0008
18 FULL MOON 1230
19 The moon is 3° 3' north of Aldebaran, the brightest star in the constellation Taurus. 0914
20 Jupiter is 2° 7' north of the Moon. 0744
20 Solstice 1900
26 LAST QUARTER 0710
30 Pleiades is 1° south of the Moon. 0313

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