Unusual Moon Crater Arago and its Surrounding Domes

Unusual Moon Crater Arago and its Surrounding Domes

The week of December 14-20 takes us from New Moon to Day 6.5. This week we will highlight the crater Arago and its surrounding domes, viewable on Sunday night. Arago: [NE/J12] About 50 miles from the western shore of Tranquillity

“Lake of Death” Moon Crater and a Complex Moon Crater with Terraces and a Central Mountain Peak

“Lake of Death” Moon Crater and a Complex Moon Crater with Terraces and a Central Mountain Peak

The week of July 20-26 takes us from New Moon to Lunar Day 7. This week we will highlight the craters Bürg and Lacus Mortis. Lacus Mortis: [NE/E12; L=27°E] The charmingly named “Lake of Death” is a large lava-flooded crater.

Gassendi and Gassendi A Moon Craters: The Diamond Ring

Gassendi and Gassendi A Moon Craters: The Diamond Ring

The week of June 15-21 takes us from Lunar Day 24 to New Moon. This week we will highlight the crater Gassendi, viewable early Tuesday morning. Gassendi: [SW/L5; L=40°W] Three generations of crater age can be easily observed on Mare