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The moon is near Antares in the constellation Scorpius on the 14th June.



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Saturn is stationary on the 14th June.

Getting Prograde



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Lunar Perigee is at 01:49.3 UT, 12th June.



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Mercury is at superior conjunction at 11:40 UT, on the 12th June, 2011 (53.7' separated from center of Sun).
Distance to earth: 1.323 AU



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The Moon is near Spica at 16:00 UT.



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Lunar eclipse on June 16, meteor shower June 22

Barring cloudy skies and rains, stargazers will have at least two events to look forward to this June: a total lunar eclipse on June 16 and a meteor shower starting on June 22.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the total lunar eclipse will be visible "provided the sky is clear."

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The Moon is close to Saturn at 14:35 UT, on the 10th June, 2011,



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First Quarter Moon at 2:10.6 UTC, 9th June, 2011



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Daytime Arietids meteor shower in the constellation Aries on the 8th June, 2011.
The stream is active from 22nd May to 2nd July.

ZHR=54.0
Velocity=37.4km/s
Radiant: RA=2.7h/40 Dec=23.8



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Titan is at its farthest west from Saturn



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