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Volume 21 -- Issue 6
Sky Watch Calendar -- June 2015
01. Waning Gibbous Moon near Saturn
02. Full Moon
05. Waning Gibbous Moon near Pluto
06. Venus at East Elongation
09. Last Quarter Moon
Moon near Neptune
10. Moon at Perigee - 369,711 km
Moon at Descending Node
11. Waning Crescent Moon near Uranus
12. Neptune Begins Retrograde Motion
13. Venus Near Beehive Cluster
14. Mars at Solar Conjunction
16. New Moon
18. Spring Equinox on Mars
20. Waxing Crescent Moon
   near Jupiter and Venus
21. Sun Does Not Enter the
   Astrological Sign of Cancer
June Solstice (16:38 UT; 11:38 am CDT)
22. Sun Enters the Astronomical
   Sign of Gemini
23. Moon at Apogee - 404,132 km
24. First Quarter Moon
Mercury at West Elongation
Moon at Ascending Node
25. Waxing Gibbous Moon near Spica
Mercury Near Aldebaran
28. Waxing Gibbous Moon near Saturn
29. Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres at Opposition
30. Very Close Venus - Jupiter Conjunction

2015 Moon Phases from NASA GSFC and LRO

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