The week of April 26 – May 2 takes us from Full Moon to Lunar Day 21. This week we will highlight the crater Julius Caesar, viewable early Sunday morning on Day 21. Julius Caesar1: [NE/J11] In the Sea of
The week of April 19-25 takes us from Lunar Day 7 to Day 14. This week we will highlight the crater Alphonsus, viewable on Monday night. Alphonsus: [SW/L9] Examine the adjoining rims of Ptolemaeus and Alphonsus. Which crater do you
The week of April 12-18 takes us from Lunar Day 1 to Day 6. This week we will highlight the crater Dawes and the Altai Scarp, viewable on Saturday evening. Dawes1: [NE/H12] Positioned in the straits between Tranquillity and Serenity
The week of March 29 – April 4 takes us from Lunar Day 16 to Day 23. This week we will highlight a feature called The Great Eastern Chain, located in the SE quadrant of the Moon bordering Mare Fecunditatis.
The week of March 22-28 takes us from Lunar Day 9 to Day 15. This week we will highlight the moon crater Copernicus, located in the NW quadrant just below Mare Imbrium. Copernicus:1 [NW/J7; L=20°W] Magnificent Copernicus has been justifiably
The week of February 15-21 takes us from Lunar Day 4 to Day 10. This week we will highlight the Apollo 11 landing site. Apollo 11: [NE/J12; L=24°E] The best time to see the Apollo 11 landing site is around
The week of February 8-14 takes us from Lunar Day 27 to Day 3. New Moon is on Thursday, February 11, so for most of the week, the Moon is not visible. This week we will highlight the crater Petavius.
The week of January 25-31 takes us from Lunar Day 12 to 18. This week we will highlight the moon crater Schickard. Schickard: [SW/P4] When you look at Schickard, you should immediately notice something unusual – Schickard’s floor has stripes!
The week of January 4-10 takes us from Lunar Day 21 to 27. This week we will highlight Hadley Rille, viewable at midnight on Monday. Rima Hadley: [NE/G10] This feature formed as lava from a nearby volcanic vent flowed onto
The week of December 28 – January 3 takes us from Lunar Day 14 to 20. This week we will highlight the craters Proclus and Aristillus. Aristillus: [NE/F10] We were first introduced to Aristillus on Day 7 when its more