Sky this month – June 2014

Here is a list of astronomical events for given month. Location dependent events listed here are visible from central Europe.

JUNE 2014:

03 – A tripple shadow transit of Jupiter’s moons occurs from 18:05-19:44 UT.

10 – The Moon occults Saturn for the southern Indian Ocean at ~18:48 UT.

13 – New Moon at 04:11 UT.

13 – Asteroid (45) Eugenia occults a +12.4 magnitude star at 23:44 UT for 27.0 s and magnitude drops for 0.3, detailed info.

13 – Occultation of bright star ρ Sgr (magnitude +3.9) by Moon at ~ 00:28 UT, depending on the location of the observer – detailed info.

21 – The Northward Summer Solstice occurs at ~10:51 UT.

23 – Asteroid (198) Ampella occults a +11.9 magnitude star at 23:44 UT for 5.8 s and magnitude drops for 0.5, detailed info.

24 – Asteroid 29 Amphitrite reaches opposition, shining at magnitude +9.5.

27 – Full Moon at 08:08 UT.

27 – The June Boötid meteor shower peaks at 15h UT, ZHR predictions are variable from 0 to 100+.

 

Recent stellar events in previous months:

Supernova SN 2014bc near the galactic center of M106 discovered in May 21st, shining at magnitude +13.5.

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