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June 2018 Sky

June 2018 Sky

June 2018 Sky 1 Moon near Saturn (morning sky) at 1h UT. Mag. 0.2. 2 Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 17h UT (distance 405,317 km; angular size 29.5′). 3 Moon near Mars (morning sky) at 11h UT. Mag. −1.3. • Mars (Wikipedia) 6

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June 2017 Sky

June 2018 Sky

June 2017 Sky 1 First Quarter Moon at 12:42 UT. 3 Venus 1.7° SSE of Uranus at 5h UT. Mags. −4.3 and 5.9. 3 Venus at greatest elongation west (46° from Sun, morning sky) at 12h UT. Mag −4.3. 4

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June 2016 Sky

June 2018 Sky

June 2016 Sky 3 Saturn at opposition (opposite the Sun) at 6h UT. The ringed planet is at its brightest (mag. +0.0) and closest in 25 years (globe diameter 18.5″, rings span 42″). Saturn’s rings are spectacular even in a

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