Juno Beach Pier is a great place to watch tonight’s rocket launch

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Looking for a local spot to view tonight’s rocket launch of the Falcon 9 at Kennedy Space Center?

North County residents can head to the Juno Beach Fishing Pier.

The launch window for tonight is scheduled to begin at 7:37 p.m. Eastern time.

The rocket will be carrying an Intelsat satellite, intended to enhance communications in Caribbean, trans-Europe and African markets.

Skies are supposed to be mostly clear and free of rain at Kennedy Space Center, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

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Juno Beach Fishing Pier is about 990 feet long. (Photo/Bill DiPaolo)