The week of February 19-25 takes us from Day 4 to Day 10. This week we will highlight the craters Ariadaeus (viewable on Day 6, Wed. night) and Walther (viewable Thursday). Ariadaeus: [NE/J11] The Ariadaeus Rille (Rima Ariadaeus) is named
The week of Feb. 12-18 takes us from Day 26 to Day 3. On Monday the Moon doesn’t rise until around 5:00 a.m. During the week, the Sun rises close to 7:00 a.m. and nautical dawn begins around 6:00, so
I hope everybody had better luck with last Wednesday’s eclipse than I did in Boulder, Colorado. We had clouds in all the wrong places. The week of February 5 – February 11 takes us from Day 20 to Day 26.
The week of February 27-March 5 takes us from Day 1 through Day 7. Thursday through Sunday evenings are prime Moon-viewing times! This week we will highlight the crater Piccolomini, viewable on Friday evening. Piccolomini: [SE/M13] The Altai Scarp (highlighted
The week of February 20-26 takes us from Day 24 to New Moon. This week we will highlight the crater Kepler, visible on Monday only. The Moon doesn’t rise on Monday until around 2:00 A.M., so viewing the Moon this
The week of February 13-19 takes us from Day 18 to Day 23; these are days following the full moon. This week we will highlight the crater Fracastorius, visible on Tuesday evening after 11:00 PM (the Moon rises around 9:30).
The week of Feb. 6–12 takes us from Lunar Day 10 through Day 16. This week we will highlight the crater Bullialdus (a repeat from the Oct. 24th blog since Bullialdus was only visible during the early morning hours and
The week of February 22-28 takes us from lunar Day 15 (full moon) through Day 20. The advantage of viewing the Moon in the days following full moon is that objects that were near the terminator on lunar days 2