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
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.