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Fort Wayne Astronomical Society, General Meeting Tuesday,
June 16, 7:30pm, University of Saint Francis, Schouweiler Planetarium. The Public is welcome.
Program: HI-SEAS Mission 2, the simulated mission to Mars, by Dr, Ron Williams.
The June Night Sky: Venus and Jupiter star in a close and closer encounter all month long and into July. As June
begins, Venus is about one-third the way above the Western horizon at sunset and Jupiter is about the same
distance at its upper left. They draw closer each evening until they appear to be almost touching by June 30.
Saturn rises in the southeast in the evenings. Summer begins at the solstice at 12:38 p.m. EDT June 21.
New moon June 16.. - June Gladfelter