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 January 10-16 takes us from Day 9 to Day 14. This week we will highlight Sinus Iridum, viewable on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Sinus Iridum: [NW/E6; L=32°W] Sinus Iridum (the Bay of Rainbows), located in the northwest
The week of January 3-9 takes us from Day 2 to Day 8. This week we will highlight the craters Peirce and Picard located in the NE quadrant of the Field Map and viewable on Wednesday evening. Peirce & Picard:
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 18-24 takes us from Lunar Day 6 to Day 11. This week we will highlight an object informally known as the Valentine Dome. Valentine Dome: [NE/F11] Keep a close eye on the movement of the terminator,
The week of January 11-17 takes us from Lunar Day 28 to 5. This week we will highlight the Cauchy lunar domes. Cauchy Domes: [NE/J13] During sunrise over this area, you will have an opportunity to view lunar domes, low
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 January 27-February 2 takes us from Day 3 to Day 8. This week we will highlight the craters Posidonius and le Monnier, viewable on Thursday evening. Posidonius/le Monnier: [NE/F-G13] There are only two craters of any consequence
The week of January 20-26 takes us from Day 25 to Day 2. Unfortunately the Moon is too close to the Sun all week long to observe it, although you might be able to squeeze in something early Tuesday morning.
The week of January 13-19 takes us from Day 18 to Day 24. This week we will highlight Mare Nectaris and the crater Fracastorius, viewable late Monday night, and Rupes Altai (the Altai Scarp) viewable Tuesday evening. Mare Nectaris: [SE/L13]