The week of January 17-23 takes us from Full Moon to Day 21. This week we will highlight the moon craters Geminus and Burckhardt, viewable on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Geminus: [NE/F15] Roughly 200 miles north of Mare Crisium 1
The week of December 27 – January 2 takes us from Day 23 to New Moon. This week we will highlight the Hippalus Rilles located in the SW quadrant of the Field Map at M6 and viewable on Tuesday morning.
The week of December 20-26 takes us from Day 17 to Day 21. This week we will highlight the crater Proclus located in the NE quadrant of the Field Map at H14, the Ursid meteor shower, and the Winter Solstice.
The week of November 29-December 5 takes us from Day 24 to Day 1. This week we will highlight the de Gasparis rilles and the Marius Hills, viewable between 4:00 AM and 5:00 on Tuesday morning. de Gasparis rilles: [SW/M4]
The week of November 15-21 takes us from Day 12 to Day 17. This week we will highlight Mare Frigoris. Mare Frigoris: [NW-NE/D6-13; L=54°W] This is the only mare patch that isn’t even roughly circular, although its northern boundary has
The week of November 8-14 takes us from Day 5 to Day 11. This week we will highlight the moon crater Maurolycus and a feature informally referred to as “The Lunar X,” both viewable on Thursday evening, Day 8. Maurolycus:
The week of November 1-7 takes us from Day 26 to Day 3. This week we will highlight the moon crater Hevelius and the lunar basin Grimaldi located near the western limb of the Moon and viewable before sunrise on
The week of October 25-31 takes us from Day 20 to 25. This week we will highlight the moon crater Archimedes, viewable after midnight on Wednesday, Day 22. Archimedes1: [NW/G9; L=4°W] This is a prominent 50-mile crater with terraces and
The week of October 18-24 takes us from Day 13 to 19. This week we will highlight the floor-fractured moon crater Taruntius, visible late Saturday night, Day 18. Taruntius: [NE/J14] Located on the north shore of Fertility, Taruntius is a
The week of October 11-17 takes us from Day 6 to Day 12. This week we will highlight the moon craters Eudoxus and Linné, viewable on Monday evening. Eudoxus1: [NE/E11; L=16°E] Both Eudoxus and Aristoteles to its north are wonderfully