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Binocular Sky Newsletter, June 2018

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The June  edition of the Binocular Sky Newsletter is ready for download. Despite the very short nights, as well as the usual overview of DSOs, variable and double stars, this month we have:

* Uranus and Neptune are back (just!)

* Vesta is well-placed and brightening slightly

* A bright Mira variable is near maximum

When you next get a clear night sky, grab your binocs (or small telescope) and use this guide to enjoy, and share with others, what the night sky freely offers us this month.

To get your (free!) copy, or to subscribe (also free) and receive it monthly, please go to http://binocularsky.com and click on the 'Newsletter' tab.

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Thanks Steve . Will try to spot Vesta - weather permitting - before it gets too low in the sky.

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