The Discussion: Pint of Science in Cardiff targets canines, Ralph makes a schoolboy error while in Florida and we all eagerly await the publication of a research paper by Jen.
The News: Rounding up the astronomy news this month we have:
- More disturbing news about the climate on Earth-analogue, Venus
- TESS discovers a planetary system around a visual binary star in Fornax.
- The Andromeda & Triangulum galaxies are hiding quasars
- New research shows the mechanism by how Pluto could harbour oceans
- A better understanding of past ice ages on Mars
- More ridiculous ways to not find dark matter
- The race to analyse meteorites at Arizona State University.
Main news story: Mr Musk’s Splendiferous Starlink.
The Sky Guide: Covering the solar system and deep sky objects on offer to amateur astronomers in June:
Jen: Mars and Mercury as the stand-out objects in the lighter summer skies of June and a good opportunity to look out for noctilucent clouds at dawn and dusk.
Ralph: A round up of the other bright planets on offer in June and a certain satellite constellation now observable…
Main Object: the Eagle Nebula in the constellation Serpens.