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This Week's Sky at a Glance, June 18 – 26

This Week's Sky at a Glance, June 18 – 26

Summer begins. The Honey Moon poses with Spica, Scorpius, and the Teapot as it waxes from gibbous through full this week. Venus lines up, briefly, with Castor and Pollux

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June: Solar Eclipse & Colorful Stars

Sky Tour Podcast

June features long days and short nights in the Northern Hemisphere, so download our narrated Sky Tour astronomy podcast to make the most of the abbreviated dark hours after sunset. Special event: a partial solar eclipse on June 10th!

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What are the Phases of the Moon?

What are the Phases of the Moon?

The phases of the Moon are determined by the relative positions of the Moon, Earth, and Sun.

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Issue Highlights

  • Relics of a Distant Past

    J. M. Diederik Kruijssen

  • Open Cluster Exoplanets

    Greg Bryant

  • Sparkles in the Dark

    Ron Brecher