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By Jim Miller
For The Sentinel 

What's in the Sky


June is here, with the start of summer and our longest days. At the summer solstice on June 21, sunrise will be at 5:15am, and sunset will occur at 9 p.m. That's 15 hours and 45 minutes of daylight. Darkness will come late this month, but temperatures will be comfortable. Enjoy the long days, and also check out the stars at night!

Venus continues to shine bright after sunset in June, low in the west. The "evening star" sets between 11 p.m. and midnight, so is best to see right after sunset. Look for the crescent Moon right below Venus on June 15, or to the left of Venus on the 16th for a nice sight.

The king of the southern sky continues to be Jupiter. Our largest planet shines bright the...

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