June

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Have You Seen Silver Clouds?

Silver clouds are not just an art installation by Andy Warhol, these actual clouds can be usually observed in summer until the end of July. Until the end of the month, it will be possible to see silver or, as they are also called, polar clouds in the sky over Northern Europe, Canada and the northern regions of Russia.

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What are «White Nights»?

What are «White Nights»? This is the name of the twilight, which lasts all night. From an astronomical point of view, twilight is understood as a period of time when the Sun is shallow below the horizon. During the white nights, natural light remains high.

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Lunar Occultation of Venus

Lunar occultation of Venus on June 19, 2020 - don’t forget to see. On June 19, with daytime visibility, it will be possible to observe an eclipse (occultation) of Venus by the Moon. Lunar occultationr means that Venus will be completely closed by the Earth’s satellite, and then will appear again creating a beautiful light.

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Dance of Planets

On June 7 and 8 Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon will appear together in the night sky. This arrangement of three celestial bodies in the same line is called «dance of planets», and it can be well seen immediately after midnight.

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Lunar Eclipse June 5, 2020

On June 5, 2020 the second lunar eclipse of this year will be observed in the sky, which will also coincide with the full moon. The eclipse will be clearly visible in different parts of the world: the inhabitants of Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, South America and southwestern Russia will be able to observe it.

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Hurricane Season 2020

The current Atlantic hurricane season promises to be the strongest for the last few years. The annual hurricane season starts in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1 and it will last till the end of November. According to the forecast of the Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the 2020 season will surpass previous years as for the strength and frequency of storms and hurricanes.

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