The week of January 21-27 takes us from Day 15 to Day 22. This week we will highlight the craters Endymion and Geminus, viewable on Tuesday evening. Endymion: [NE/D15] This is an older crater which somewhat resembles Plato [Day 8;
The week of Jan. 14-20 takes us from Day 8 to Day 14. This week we will highlight the crater Clavius. Clavius: [SW/Q8] If you catch the Moon early in Day 8 when the terminator is around 15° (i.e., it
The week of Jan. 7-13 takes us from Day 1 to Day 7. This week we will highlight the crater Janssen, viewable on Thursday evening. Janssen: [SE/P13; L=40°E] Janssen is located 85 miles southwest of the Rheita Valley [SE/N14] (which
The week of December 31 – January 6 takes us from the end of Day 24 to Day 1. This week we will highlight the crater Schiller and the lunar dome Gruithuisen Gamma, viewable around 4:00 AM on Tuesday morning.
The week of December 24-30 takes us from Day 17 to 23. This week we will highlight the crater Taruntius, viewable on Monday evening. Taruntius: [NE/J14] Located on the north shore of Fertility, Taruntius is a wonderful example of a
The week of December 3-9 takes us from Day 26 to Day 2. Tuesday morning around 4:00 a.m. will be the only practical opportunity to view the Moon. This week we will highlight the crater Seleucus and Comet 46/P Wirtanen.
The week of November 19- 25 takes us from the end of Day 11 through Day 17. This week we will highlight the Sirsalis rilles, viewable on Tuesday evening. Rimae Sirsalis: [SW/L3-4] Just in from the southwest shore of Oceanus
The week of Nov. 5-11 takes us from Day 28 (almost New Moon) to Day 4. This week we will highlight the crater Messier, viewable on Sunday during deep twilight (catch it before the Moon gets too low). Messier1: [SE/K14]
The week of October 29-November 4 takes us from Day 20 through Day 26. This week we will highlight the craters Aristoteles and Eudoxus, viewable after midnight on Monday. Aristoteles:1 [NE/D11] Close to the terminator around 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday
The week of October 22-28 takes us from Day 13 to 19. This week we will highlight the craters Wargentin, Nasmyth & Phocylides, viewable on Monday evening. Wargentin: [SW/P4] This is one of the more unusual craters on the Moon.