With such beautiful weather - why not sit outside tonight and watch the skies perform their magic.
17th June 2019 - As evening twilight begins to fade, the full moon shines down on us.
The planet Mercury and the planet Mars will appear about a degree apart in the west-northwest at about 5 degrees above the horizon.
Mercury will appear brighter than Mars, with Mercury on the right and Mars on the left.
The two bright stars to the upper right of Mercury and Mars will be Pollux and Castor, the “twins” in the constellation Gemini the Twins.
The bright star appearing nearly overhead will be Arcturus. The brightest planet in the evening sky will be Jupiter, appearing in the southeast at about 18 degrees above the horizon.
Vega, Deneb and Altair the “Summer Triangle” will be rising in the east-northeast
About 10 minutes after evening twilight ends, the bright planet Saturn will rise, appearing as bright in the east-southeast as Mercury will appear on the opposite horizon in the west-northwest.