"A Celestial Sky Show To Celebrate The Solstice!"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Jun 08-14

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As next week progresses, an ever-thinning ("waning") crescent Moon makes its way past a bright morning trio of Jupiter, Saturn and Venus...
(shown about an hour before sunrise each morning)

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...and on June 21st—the first day of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere—the Moon, Venus and Seven Sisters (Pleiades) form a beautiful lineup!

 

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.


Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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