The week of April 4-10 takes us from Day 4 to Day 9. This week we will highlight the Triesnecker rilles on the moon and an object informally known as the “Lunar X.” Triesnecker Rilles: [NE/J10] What a great place
The week of February 7-13 takes us from Day 7 to Day 12. This week we will highlight Rima Hyginus and Rima Ariadaeus, located in the NE quadrant at J10 & J11 on your field map. Rima Hyginus: [NE/J10; L=8°E]
The week of December 27 – January 2 takes us from Day 23 to New Moon. This week we will highlight the Hippalus Rilles located in the SW quadrant of the Field Map at M6 and viewable on Tuesday morning.
The week of November 29-December 5 takes us from Day 24 to Day 1. This week we will highlight the de Gasparis rilles and the Marius Hills, viewable between 4:00 AM and 5:00 on Tuesday morning. de Gasparis rilles: [SW/M4]
The week of November 1-7 takes us from Day 26 to Day 3. This week we will highlight the moon crater Hevelius and the lunar basin Grimaldi located near the western limb of the Moon and viewable before sunrise on
The week of September 7 – October 3 takes us from Day 20 to Day 27. This week we will highlight Rupes Recta, the Straight Wall, viewable on Tuesday, Day 22, after midnight. Straight Wall: (Rupes Recta): [SW/M9] Two of
The week of September 20-26 takes us from Full Moon to Day 21. This week we will highlight the moon craters Hercules and Atlas, viewable on Thursday evening. Hercules and Atlas1: [NE/E13-14] Just east of Lacus Mortis (the “Lake of
The week of May 31 – June 6 takes us from Lunar Day 21 to Day 27. This week we will highlight the Ariadaeus and Hyginus rills. Ariadaeus: [NE/J11; L=17°E] The Ariadaeus Rille (Rima Ariadaeus) is named after this 7-mi.
The week of April 19-25 takes us from Lunar Day 7 to Day 14. This week we will highlight the crater Alphonsus, viewable on Monday night. Alphonsus: [SW/L9] Examine the adjoining rims of Ptolemaeus and Alphonsus. Which crater do you
The week of April 5-11 takes us from Lunar Day 24 to New Moon, so you’ll have to do early morning viewing. This week we will highlight Rimae Ramsden and the Milichius domes in the SW quadrant of the Field