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Best Stargazing June

big dipper night sky summer

June 6, 2024 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm – New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing. Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper. In the summer, the dipper is […]

Northern Lights June 10

purple and green northern lights above pines on the north shore mn

June 10, 2024 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm – Find the best stargazing dates on the North Shore. There is a good chance to see the Aurora Borealis aka ‘northern lights’ tonight. Watch from dusk until 10:30pm in the skies to the north. The forecast is for all of Minnesota except the southernmost 50 miles.  

sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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