These are the areas of sky you should be able to see looking in the direction mentioned at around the 15th of this month, about 10:30pm.
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Notes: At this time of year, the sky doesn’t get dark until around 10:30pm and as daylight hours get longer, by month-end 11:30ish.
At the begining of June, Jupiter rises around 7:10pm and reaches due south at an altitude of 21° above the horizon at 11:13pm BST, setting at 3:45am BST. By mid-month, the planet rises at 6:05pm BST, reaching a maximum altitude of 21° at 10:18pm BST. At the end of the month, Jupiter rises in the east at 5pm BST, attains its greatest altitude around 10:15pm BST at 21° altitude and sets at in the west at 1:45am BST.
With the onset of Dusk at 9:30pm at the begining of the month, Venus can be seen as a very bright star in the north-western sky about 15° above the horizon. It will be there for the rest of the month.
The Phases of The Moon this month:
Graphics generated by the planetarium software, “The Sky 6”.
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