Saturn at Its Best, and 6 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in June
Striking planets and a bright comet are among the best sky shows coming up this month.
A giant mountain of ice and rock known as Comet Johnson is heading toward the sun this month, creating a prime opportunity for sky-watchers. Some of the brightest worlds in our solar system will also put on great sky shows—especially the giant planet Saturn. Backyard telescope users will get their best views for the year of this magnificent world and its iconic rings.
So dust off those binoculars, and mark your June calendar!
Look for the waxing gibbous moon as it passes very close to the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. North American viewers will have front-row seats to the closest point of the encounter. For sky-watchers in the region, the moon will appear less than two degrees from the