First, looking over Rhode Island Sound (Atlantic Ocean) toward the shore of Rhode Island, they were actually three bright objects in a row, Venus, Jupiter and Regulus. Toward the end of the month, Jupiter and Venus will approach the closest conjuncture that they will have until October 2017. Starting around June 18, you will be able to see the crescent moon below, Jupiter, Venus and Regulus.
|Venus, Jupiter and Regulus, Looking toward Rhode Island Over Rhode Island Sound|
|Venus, Jupiter and Regulus With Text|
The Milky Way is rising in the south, and as the month progresses, the Milky Way will rise higher in the sky and start moving toward the west.
|Milky Way Panorama, Utilizing 24 Mm Lens|
|Milky Way, Utilizing 14 Mm Lens|
At the end of the month. I am planning on a workshop not only to photograph the Milky Way, but also to photograph fireflies. Keep tuned for more information.
Besides the Milky Way, Venus, Jupiter, and Regulus the Big Dipper was shining brightly in the sky. The only problem Gooseberry is the amount of light pollution that is present along the shore from northeast through the northwest.