If you had looked with your eye, you would have seen Jupiter near the moon on the night of June 11, 2016. Photo by Rima Biswas.
Telescopes and telephotos lens show more detail. This photo of the moon and Jupiter is from EarthSky Facebook friend Nikolaos Pantazis in Athens, Greece on June 11, 2016.
Our friend Patrick Casaert at La Lune The Moon in Meaux, France, caught this shot of the moon and Jupiter on June 11.
The moon was nearly a first quarter moon on the evening of June 11. Here’s Jupiter with 4 Jovian satellites via our friend Lunar 101 – MoonBook in Toronto.
Dennis Anatassiou wrote: “Moon with Jupiter in the upper right with its own moons … plus a ghost image of the moon (lens reflection).” Sometimes lens flares like this one make really nice photos!
Rajib Maji in India caught this photo of the moon and Jupiter on June 11.
Robert Kelly caught the moon and Jupiter on June 11 over Las Vegas, Nevada. He caught one of Jupiter’s moons, too!
Helio C. Vital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, caught the moon and Jupiter in daylight on June 11. He wrote: “I used my Sony Cyber-Shot HX300 on a tripod to take the photos. It can give nice photos even at zooms higher than 100x.”
Karthik Easvur in Pondicherry, India caught the moon and Jupiter on June 11.
Here are the moon and Jupiter on the night of June 10 … plus a moondog, 22-degree halo and an upper tangent arc. From our friend Dee Hartin Photography in Australia.
Even on the night of June 9, 2016, Jupiter was the brightest object near the moon. Photo by Patricia Evans in Seabrook, New Hampshire.
Bottom line: Favorite photos from the EarthSky community of the moon and Jupiter on June 10 and 11, 2016. Thanks to all who posted or submitted!