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Sky notes: June

Updated Monday, 27th March 2006

A guide to the what's happening in the night sky in June.

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The following sky notes describe what may be seen in the night sky, soon after sunset at the beginning of June, for an observer situated in the UK.

A map of the June sky

The distinctive ‘cross shape’ of the constellation Cygnus is high overhead near midnight. To find out what else you can observe, take a look at our Virtual Planisphere.





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