Earth and Sky, Summer 1994

Whether celebrating holidays or watching the sky, in June and July you'll find a lot in the earth and sky to keep you occupied.


| June/July 1994



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Of the major earth and sky events occurring in July 1994, the collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy into Jupiter could be the most notable.


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The earth and sky have a lot of interest to offer. The following is a list of terrestrial and celestial events for the summer of 1994.

June

1 Last Quarter Moon, 12:03 A.M. EDT (occurs 1, 2, or 3 hours earlier — thus on May 31— in the farther Western time zones).

2 Corpus Christi.

3 World Environment Day.

6 Venus at its highest in West-Northwest at dusk for several weeks around this time. The planet will remain visible in the evening until early autumn. It is the brightest point of light in the sky.

8 Venus 5° South of the star Pollux.





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