Saturn will look a picture sitting next to the dark limb of the Moon in late June. You will have to stay up a little late to see it, but it will be worth it!

Use the above image as a guide. Astronomical images provided by SkySafari, a Simulation Curriculum Company, All rights reserved www.simulationcurriculum.com.

When to look: From 11.30pm, 27th June. Look to the east.

Something interesting

Features on the Moon’s surface are most easily observed on the terminator – the line where light meets dark on the lunar surface. Shadows here are cast long and low to the ground, making any craters, mountains or ridges very pronounced. Keep observing the terminator every night to see different regions of the Moon’s surface in more detail.

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