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USPS Star Calendar for 20 to 26 June 13 June 2010

Posted by amedalen in June 2010.
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20 Jun
Spica is only 2 finger-widths above or to the upper right of the moon this evening.

21 Jun
The bright star nearly 4 fist-widths above or to the upper right of the moon is magnitude 0.2 Arcturus. The summer solstice occurs at 1129 UT.

22 Jun
The moon is just to the right of the head of the Scorpion, Scorpius.

23 Jun
The moon is 2 finger-widths to the right of the red heart of the Scorpion, magnitude 1.1 Antares. The star midway between them is magnitude 3.1 sigma Scorpii.

24 Jun
About an hour after sunset, look for the moon midway between Sagittarius to the lower left and Scorpius to the upper right. The tail of the Scorpion curls directly below the moon.

25 Jun
The moon is just above the dome of the Teapot in Sagittarius.

26 Jun
The moon has moved to the left of Sagittarius, and magnitude 0.9 Altair is 3 fist-widths to its upper left. The moon is full at 1130 UT.

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