June Moon & Planet data for 2017


The follwing table lists various solar system object events during June. A list of astronomical terms used in may be found after the table.

June 1 Moon first quarter
June 3 Venus 1.7 degrees south of Uranus
June 3 Venus greatest elong W(46)
June 4 Jupiter 2.2 degrees south of the Moon
June 8 Moon at apogee
June 9 Moon full
June 10 Saturn 3.1 degrees south of the Moon
June 10 Jupiter stationary
June 11 Moon southern most declination (-19.4 degrees)
June 12 Mercury 4.9 degrees north of Aldebaran
June 12 Pluto 2.3 degrees south of the Moon
June 15 Saturn at opposition
June 16 Neptune 0.7 degrees north of the Moon Occn
June 16 Neptune stationary
June 17 Moon last quarter
June 19 Uranus 3.9 degrees north of the Moon
June 20 Venus 2.3 degrees north of the Moon
June 21 Solstice
June 21 Mercury superior conjunction
June 22 Aldebaran 0.6 degrees south of the Moon Occn
June 23 Moon at perigee
June 24 Moon new
June 24 Mercury 5.2 degrees north of the Moon
June 24 Moon northern most declination (19.4 degrees)
June 24 Mars 4.4 degrees north of the Moon
June 28 Regulus 0.0 degrees north of the Moon Occn
June 28 Mercury 0.8 degrees north of Mars
  • apogee: Furtherest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • declination: 'Latitude' for celestial objects. The distance in degress above (north) or below (south) the celestial equator.
  • perigee: Nearest point in the orbit of a body orbiting the Earth
  • superior conjunction: Conjunction where the Sun is between the Earth another solar system object