Evan Hazard: Norhland Stargazing — June planets and two bright reddish stars
Just past midnight June 21, at 00:04 CDT, Sol will reach its northernmost point on the Ecliptic, the night will be the shortest of the year, and astronomical summer will begin. That’s before midnight June 20 MDT and PDT. That’s why astronomical summer sometimes begins on June 20 or 22. It depends on the time zone you’re in then. Mosquitoes and ticks are already abundant, time zone or not.
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