LIST: 5 Astronomical Events in June you don’t want to miss

Just like you, I have also lost track of time and day ever since the lockdown started. I didn’t even notice that we are already halfway through the year 2020.

With that being said, I guess you should check your calendars and mark them for these wonderful Astronomical events for the whole month of June. Yes, we will be delighted with a beautiful skyline during these days.

Don’t miss these dates:

Strawberry Full Moon + Lunar Eclipse

June 6, 2020 at 1:45AM (Philippine time)

  • Strawberry Full Moon: starts showing after sunset on June 6, 2020 (Saturday)
  • Lunar Eclipse: June 6, 2020 (Saturday)
    • Starts at 1:45 AM to 5:04 AM
    • Peak time at 3:24 AM

Conjunction of Moon, Jupiter and Saturn

June 9, 2020 at 1:21AM (Philippine time)

Summer Solstice (longest day of the year)

June 21, 2020 (Whole day)

Annual Solar Eclipse (Ring of Fire)

June 21, 2020:

  • Partial solar eclipse first begins: 11:46AM
  • Annular eclipse first begins: 12:48PM
  • Greatest or maximum eclipse: 2:40PM
  • Annular eclipse finally ends: 4:32PM
  • Partial solar eclipse finally ends: 5:34PM

We're almost half way of the year 2020! 😮 Bisan pa ug lisod pa i gawas ron, these Astronomical Events in June are worth…

Posted by – Cebu, Philippines on Sunday, May 31, 2020

Make sure to not miss those dates so mark them while you’re at it. It’s always great to look at something different after months of being quarantined.

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