Simulated image courtesy of Tom Ruen.
The Moon reaches first quarter phase – appearing high in the sky at sunset and setting in the west at around midnight.

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Lunar occultation of Spica

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The Butterfly cluster is well placed

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The cluster IC 4665 is well placed

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June solstice

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The Ptolemy cluster is well placed

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Full Moon

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Scorpius

The scorpion; said to have stung the hunter Orion to death in Greek mythology.

Ophiuchus

The serpent bearer; in Greek mythology, Asclepius, the god of medicine, depicted in the sky holding the snake Serpens.

Draco

The dragon; in Greek mythology, Ladon, guard of the tree on which golden apples grew, slain by Hercules.

Hercules

Hercules; a large yet dark constellation representing the greatest hero of Greek mythology.

Serpens Cauda

The serpent's tail; held by Ophiuchus and part of the same constellation as Serpens Caput.

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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Wed, Jun 12, 2024


Sunrise 06:10
Sunset 20:54
Twilight ends 22:47
begins 04:18

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

44%

6 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 06:00 20:42
Venus 06:21 21:02
Moon 12:04 01:33
Mars 03:32 16:47
Jupiter 05:07 19:23
Saturn 01:46 13:14

All times shown in MDT.
The sky on 12 June 2024
Sunrise
06:10
Sunset
20:54
Twilight ends
22:47
Twilight begins
04:18

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

44%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:00 13:21 20:42
Venus 06:21 13:41 21:02
Moon 12:04 18:54 01:33
Mars 03:32 10:10 16:47
Jupiter 05:07 12:15 19:23
Saturn 01:46 07:30 13:14
All times shown in MDT.