The week of August 9-15 takes us from Lunar Day 2 to Day 8. This week we will highlight the crater Fracastorius, viewable Thursday evening. Fracastorius: [SE/M13] Located on the south shore of Mare Nectaris, this is one of the
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 12-18 takes us from Lunar Day 1 to Day 6. This week we will highlight the crater Dawes and the Altai Scarp, viewable on Saturday evening. Dawes1: [NE/H12] Positioned in the straits between Tranquillity and Serenity
The week of March 29 – April 4 takes us from Lunar Day 16 to Day 23. This week we will highlight a feature called The Great Eastern Chain, located in the SE quadrant of the Moon bordering Mare Fecunditatis.
The week of December 21-27 takes us from Lunar Day 7 to Day 13. This week we will highlight Rima Ariadaeus, viewable on Monday evening. Rima Ariadaeus: [NE/J11] The best place to see rilles on the Moon is in the
The week of October 26 – November 1st takes us from Lunar Day 10 to Day 16. This week we will highlight the crater Philolaus, viewable on Tuesday evening (Day 11). Philolaus is a lunar impact crater that is located
The week of October 12-18 takes us from Lunar Day 25 to Day 2. For the first part of the week, you’ll have to be up pretty early to see the Moon. On Tuesday, it rises at 3:04 AM; on
The week of June 1-7 takes us from Lunar Day 10 to Day 17. This week we will highlight two rilles: Rima Hesiodus and Rimae Ramsden. Rima Hesiodus: [SW/N7-M8; L=20°W] The linear rille Rima Hesiodus is a graben (a special
The week of October 22-28 takes us from Day 13 to 19. This week we will highlight the craters Wargentin, Nasmyth & Phocylides, viewable on Monday evening. Wargentin: [SW/P4] This is one of the more unusual craters on the Moon.
The week of September 3-9 takes us from Day 23 to Day 0 (New Moon). This week we will highlight the Capuanus lunar domes and the Kies Π (Pi) dome, viewable early Tuesday morning. Kies Π (Pi): [SW/M7] Sandwiched in