NASA Night Sky Notes Monthly Article

NASA Night Sky Notes Monthly Article

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Image of the Apollo 11 landing site taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
 300 dpi versions are available for this photo. Credit: NASA Goddard/Arizona State University

July 2019 Edition: Observe the Moon and Beyond: Apollo 11 at 50
Updated June 18, 2019

Saturn is at opposition this month, beckoning to future explorers with its beautiful rings and varied, mysterious moons. The Moon prominently passes Saturn mid-month, just in time for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11!

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Find out what's in the sky each month in this monthly video series by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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