Strawberry Moon and Saturn to put on dazzling display this week

Full Strawberry Moon, Saturn reaching opposition make for prime skygazing week

A full moon rises behind Glastonbury Tor as people gather to celebrate the summer solstice on June 20, 2016 in Somerset, England.

For the best view of the strawberry moon, head to the outskirts of the city where the sky is not obstructed by tall buildings. This hue is typical of June full moons because they rise so low in the sky, which allows the light to be filtered by the atmosphere such that the orange and red become more visible.

While the moon can't be sighted in its full glory in India, it can be seen clearly from the West Coast at 9:53 p.m. on Wednesday.

June's complete "Strawberry Moon" is showing up this evening- as well as it features an unique reward for stargazers: Saturn will certainly likewise go to its most significant as well as brightest.

As the moon nears its full phase, Saturn will reach opposition meaning it and the Sun are at opposite sides of the Earth. In locations where wild strawberries aren't native, June's full moon was called the Full Honey Moon, Full Hot Moon, or the Full Rose Moon.

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As you look at the pair, remember that Saturn is 35 times larger than the moon, but it's 3,400 times farther away, which is why it looks so small. It should be noted that similar with Saturn occurs only once in 378 days, and in September, the planet is not impossible to see from Earth.

If you want a great view of it, call a friend with a telescope and see a great view of the rings around the planet.

Cloud forecast for Wednesday night.

West Coast viewing will be mixed; California looks clear, but the Pacific Northwest looks pretty cloudy, including Portland and Seattle.

Chicago - 8:07 p.m.

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