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!
Valentine Dome on the Moon
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,
Cauchy Lunar Domes on the Moon
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
Astronauts Made Important Discoveries at Hadley Rille on the Moon
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
Moon Craters Posidonius and le Monnier: Two Craters of Consequence on Mare Serenitatis
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
Schröter’s Valley: The Moon’s Most Impressive Sinuous Rille
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.
3 Moon Craters: Mare Nectaris, Fracastorius and Rupes Altai
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]
Mare Humorum: One of the Best Examples of Subsidence on the Moon
The week of January 6-12 takes us from Day 11 to Day 17. This week we will highlight Mare Humorum, viewable for the whole week beginning on Monday evening. Mare Humorum: [SW/M6] The Humorum basin is one of the best
Rima Hyginus on the Moon and Is Betelgeuse Going Supernova?
The week of December 30 – January 5 takes us from Day 4 to Day 10. This week we will highlight Rima Hyginus (the Hyginus Rille), viewable on Thursday evening, and the Quadrantid meteor shower. Rima Hyginus: [NE/J10;] At the
Craters in the Fra Mauro Region: Important Process that Shaped the Moon
The week of January 28 – February 3 takes us from Day 23 through Day 28. This week we will highlight the Fra Mauro region, which is viewable on Tuesday morning before sunrise. Fra Mauro region: [SW/K8; L=17°W] Craters in