June astronomy highlights include a solar eclipse


There will be several treats in the night sky this month including a solar eclipse.


There will be a solar eclipse on June 10. This eclipse will be visible in the northern and northeastern sections of North America. It will block most of the Sun's light and cause the Sun to look like a ring.


On June 11 Venus will sit to the left of the moon.


Mars will be below the moon on June 13.


In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer Solstice arrives on June 20 at 11:32 pm EDT.


On June 26 the moon will be to the right of Saturn and on the 28 will be below Jupiter.


Moon Phases

  • Last Quarter June 2

  • New Moon June 10

  • First Quarter June 17

  • Full Moon June 24