Monthly Archives: June 2016

Skywatch July 2016

In July 2016 we are able to see all five ‘naked eye’ planets in the sky, a mere six months after the last time this happened. (Prior to winter 2016, it had been a decade since all the visible planets could be seen at one time.) Our overhead sun returns in July throughout the islands. We enter the [...]

2017-06-05T12:05:26+00:00 Monthly Astronomy Article|

Bishop Museum presents the Hawai‘i Monarchs Tour

May 27, 2016  Bishop Museum presents the Hawai‘i Monarchs Tour New tour combines O‘ahu historic attractions ‘Iolani Palace and Bishop Museum Honolulu, HI – Bishop Museum has announced their newest venture, the Hawai‘i Monarchs Tour to begin June 1. The tour will feature a combination experience including stops at the Bishop Museum and ‘Iolani Palace [...]

2017-06-05T12:05:30+00:00 News Release|

Skywatch June 2016

Sky watching is very good in the islands this June. There is a trio of bright planets in the evening sky through the month, including Mars, which remains unusually bright through the month. Jupiter and Saturn are clearly visible from the mid-evening sky as well. We have lost all of the winter constellations such as [...]

2017-06-05T12:05:38+00:00 Monthly Astronomy Article|