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,

409th Anniversary of One of the Greatest Scientific Discoveries Ever Made

409th Anniversary of One of the Greatest Scientific Discoveries Ever Made

The week of Jan. 7-13 takes us from Day 1 to Day 7. This week we will highlight the crater Janssen, viewable on Thursday evening. Janssen: [SE/P13; L=40°E] Janssen is located 85 miles southwest of the Rheita Valley [SE/N14] (which

Three Features to Observe in Space: #MoonCrater Linné, the Sulpicius Gallus Rilles and the Orionid Meteor Shower

Three Features to Observe in Space: #MoonCrater Linné, the Sulpicius Gallus Rilles and the Orionid Meteor Shower

The week of October 15-21 takes us from Day 6 to Day 12. This week we will highlight the crater Linné and the Sulpicius Gallus rilles. Linné: [NE/G11] Linné is a simple, relatively young crater with an interesting history. It