This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Friday, June 23, through Sunday, June 25, written by Sam Salem. On Friday, Sun rises at 5:18am and sets at 8:38pm; New Moon occurs at 10:31pm. On Sunday, the young Moon aligns with Castor and Pollux. Look for the young Moon as dusk is giving way to nightfall. The young Moon will follow the Sun beneath the horizon soon after sunset. Soon after sundown, seek for the young Moon near the sunset point on the horizon. Each day, a wider waxing crescent moon moves farther east of the setting sun, moving higher up … Continue reading
Skywatch Line scripts are written by members of the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers. Scripts are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without permission.