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Best Stargazing Events of June 2014: Night Sky Maps (Gallery)

New Moon, June 2014

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Friday, June 27, 4:08 a.m. EDT. The moon is not visible on the date of New Moon because it is too close to the sun, but can be seen low in the East as a narrow crescent a morning or two before, just before sunrise. It is visible low in the West an evening or two after New Moon. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Mercury, June 2014

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Mercury sets just after the sun for the first two weeks of the month, but will be too close to the sun to be seen for the last two weeks. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Venus, June 2014

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Venus is low in the eastern sky, rising just before the sun. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Mars, June 2014

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Mars is now fading rapidly in brightness as it moves towards the far side of the sun. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Jupiter, June 2014

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Jupiter is now low in the western sky at sunset, and is lost behind the sun at the end of the month. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Saturn, June 2014

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Saturn, in Libra, is well placed in the southern sky for most of the night. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Uranus, June 2014

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Uranus is located in the constellation Pisces, rising just before the sun. [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

Neptune, June 2014

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Neptune is in Aquarius all month, rising after midnight [See our complete June 2014 Night Sky Guide here.]

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