Sky Calendar

June 2015
1Moon near Saturn (evening sky) at 20h UT. Mag. +0.1.
2Moon near Antares (midnight sky) at 12h UT.
2Full Moon at 16:19 UT.
6Venus at greatest elongation, 45° east of Sun (evening sky) at 20h UT. Mag. -4.3.
9Last Quarter Moon at 15:42 UT.
10Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 5h UT (369,711 km; angular size 32.3').
13Venus 0.8° NNE of Beehive cluster (45° from Sun, evening sky) at 19h UT. Mag. -4.3.
14Moon near the Pleiades (morning sky) at 17h UT. 
15Moon near Mercury (19° from Sun, morning sky) at 2h UT. Mag. +1.8.
15Moon near Aldebaran (15° from Sun, morning sky) at 12h UT.
16New Moon at 14:05 UT. Start of lunation 1144. 
19Moon near Beehive cluster (39° from Sun, evening sky) at 21h UT. 
20Moon near Venus (evening sky) at 9h UT. Mag. -4.4.
20Moon near Jupiter (evening sky) at 21h UT. Mag. -1.8.
21June solstice at 16:38 UT. The time when the Sun reaches the point farthest north of the celestial equator marking the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere. 
21Moon near Regulus (evening sky) at 19h UT.
23Mercury 2.0° NNW of Aldebaran (22° from Sun, morning sky) at 15h UT. Mags. +0.7 and +0.8.
23Moon at apogee (farthest from Earth) at 17h UT (distance 404,132 km; angular size 29.6').
24First Quarter Moon at 11:03 UT.
24Mercury at greatest elongation, 23° west of Sun (morning sky) at 17h UT. Mag +0.6.
26Moon near Spica (evening sky) at 4h UT.
29Moon near Saturn (evening sky) at 2h UT. Mag. +0.2.
All times Universal Time (UT). USA Eastern Standard Time = UT - 5 hours.