Significant Features of Moon Craters Cleomedes and Proclus

Significant Features of Moon Craters Cleomedes and Proclus

The week of May 20-26 takes us from Lunar Day 17 to Day 22. This week we will highlight the craters Cleomedes and Proclus, viewable after midnight on Monday. Cleomedes: [NE/G15] Cleomedes is the first significant crater just north of

Two Moon Craters with Unique Features: Lacus Mortis and Bürg

Two Moon Craters with Unique Features: Lacus Mortis and Bürg

The week of May 6-12 takes us from lunar Day 2 to Day 8. This week we will highlight the charmingly named Lacus Mortis (the Lake of Death) and Bürg, two craters viewable on Thursday evening, and the crater Maurolycus,

Mare Crisium and Lunar Transient Phenomena

Mare Crisium and Lunar Transient Phenomena

The week of May 14-20 takes us from Day 29 to Day 6. This week we will highlight Mare Crisium, visible partially on Thursday and completely on Friday evening. Mare Crisium: [NE/H15] On Friday you should be able to observe

Craters on the Moon: Floor-Fractured Crater and the Great Eastern Chain

Craters on the Moon: Floor-Fractured Crater and the Great Eastern Chain

The week of April 30 – May 6 takes us from Day 15 (essentially full moon) to Day 21. This week we will highlight a series of craters known as the Great Eastern Chain, viewable Tuesday night. The Great Eastern