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Observing

When you head outdoors tonight, take Sky & Telescope's podcast with you for a guided tour to the night sky. Learn what constellations are visible, find out where and when you'll see the planets, and catch each month's celestial highlights, from meteor showers to eclipses.
  1. Will Mars soon be hidden under a veil of dust? Let's hope not. We explore the current storm and the planet's upcoming close opposition.

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  2.   Friday, June 22 • The waxing gibbous Moon this evening shines with bright Jupiter to its lower left and fainter Spica to its lower right. Saturday, June 23 • The bright "star" with the Moon tonight is Jupiter. Although they look rather close together, Jupiter is currently 1,800 times farther away — and it's 40 times larger in diameter. • This is the time of year when the two […]

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 22 – 30 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. If you like sunrises and sunsets, look for the green flash, a phenomenon that happens more often that you think.

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  4. The nearby Red Planet displays remarkable changes every apparition. As Mars approaches opposition, keep an eye out for some of these differences.

    The post Observe Changes on Mars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Venus shines brightly in the west-northwest during twilight and just after. Jupiter shines high in the south.

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 15 – 23 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.