The week of August 21-27 takes us from New Moon to Day 6. This week we will discuss the thinnest crescent you can see with the naked eyes (try for it on Monday through Wednesday). Thin Crescent: Because the Moon
The week of August 14-20 takes us from Day 21 through Day 28. This week we will highlight the crater Lalande A and its environs, visible early on Tuesday morning. Lalande A: [SW/K9] As craters increase in size, their morphology
The week of August 7-13 takes us from Day 15 (full Moon) to Day 21. This week we will highlight the craters Dawes and Plinius, viewable on Friday evening (we visited these craters in the June 12th blog, but they
The week of Aug. 29th – Sept. 4th takes us from the beginning of Day 27 to Day 3. For the intrepid viewers among you, the Moon rises at 3:40 AM local time on Monday (depending on how far you
The week of August 22nd – August 28th takes us from Day 20 to Day 26. The Moon rises at about 10:40 PM local time on Monday, but not until 2:40 AM on Sunday. This week we will feature the
The week of August 15th-21st takes us from Day 12 through Day 18. Full moon is on Thursday the 18th, so to see crater contrast you must look very near the terminator a few days before and after full moon.
The week of August 8th -14th takes us from Day 6 through Day 11. Monday through Tuesday are the most spectacular days to observe the Moon and are the best days to show off the Moon at Star Parties. This