Star Gazing

Still no parties, meetings in June


The China Lake Astronomical Society canceled its June meeting and Star Party, and announced that no gatherings will be held until further notice.


1. Venus moves to the morning sky this month where it will be visible in the east before sunrise the last couple of weeks.

2. Mercury remains in the evening sky this month where it can be seen in the west the first half of the month.

3. Jupiter and Saturn both rise around midnight and remain close the whole month.

4. Mars rises in the southeast at 2 a.m. on the first and 1 a.m. on the last of the month.

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Story First Published: 2020-05-29