Astronomy Events in 2019

Astronomy in June 2019

Back into British Summertime, the evenings and nights are getting lighter. 
Still some darkness at night though, so get out while you can still observe the stars.
Here are some suggestions for things to look out for this month.

JUNE

    01  18:15  Venus 3.2°N of Moon
    03  10:02  NEW MOON
    04  15:42  Mercury 3.7°N of Moon
    05  15:05  Mars 1.6°N of Moon
    05  22:46  Moon at Ascending Node
    06  09:41  Pollux 6.2°N of Moon
    07  07:19  Beehive 0.2°S of Moon
    07  23:21  Moon at Perigee: 368508 km
    08  19:36  Regulus 3.2°S of Moon
    09  01:51  Venus 5.0°S of Pleiades
    10  05:59  FIRST QUARTER MOON
    10  15     Jupiter at Opposition
    16  18:50  Jupiter 2.0°S of Moon
    16  23:09  Venus 4.6°N of Aldebaran
    17  08:31  FULL MOON
    18  18       Mercury 0.2° of Mars
    19  01:49  Moon at Descending Node
    19  03:58  Saturn 0.4°N of Moon: Occn.
    19  13:04  Mercury 5.2°S of Pollux
    21  08:00  Mars 5.4°S of Pollux
    21  15:54  Summer Solstice
    23  07:50  Moon at Apogee: 404549 km
    23  23       Mercury at Greatest Elong: 25.2°E
    25  09:46  LAST QUARTER MOON
    30  15:06  Aldebaran 2.3°S of Moon

For more ideas and information on what to observe this month, please visit

Jodrell Bank's Night Sky Guide