Curious about upcoming astronomical events like meteor showers and visible planets? Here's what's happening in the July night sky this year.
Some months may not seem particularly exciting for stargazing when you first glance – like this month – and then you dig into the astronomical events to realize how much is actually going on. Planetary viewing opportunities, a small meteor shower, and a chance to see both a comet and an astroid form the basic highlights of what to see in the June night sky. Even the moon phases work in our favor with both a lunar and solar eclipse this month! In addition to all this, the Milky Way dominates the June night sky in the northern hemisphere, and it’s easier to see than you realize. Grab your binoculars or…