The week of February 25 – March 3 takes us from Day 21 through Day 27. This week we will highlight the craters Ptolemaeus, Alphonsus, and Arzachel, viewable early Tuesday morning. Ptolemaeus, Alphonsus, Arzachel: [SW/K-L9] This is the second group
The week of February 18-24 takes us from Day 14 through Day 20. This week we will highlight the crater Tycho, viewable on Monday (essentially full moon) and for most of the week. Tycho: [SW/P8; L=11°W] On Day 8, we
The week of February 11-17 takes us from Day 6 through Day 12. This week we will highlight the feature informally known as the Lunar X. Lunar X: [SE/M10] Around 6 days 22 hours (depending on libration – you have
The week of Jan. 14-20 takes us from Day 8 to Day 14. This week we will highlight the crater Clavius. Clavius: [SW/Q8] If you catch the Moon early in Day 8 when the terminator is around 15° (i.e., it
The week of December 31 – January 6 takes us from the end of Day 24 to Day 1. This week we will highlight the crater Schiller and the lunar dome Gruithuisen Gamma, viewable around 4:00 AM on Tuesday morning.
The week of December 24-30 takes us from Day 17 to 23. This week we will highlight the crater Taruntius, viewable on Monday evening. Taruntius: [NE/J14] Located on the north shore of Fertility, Taruntius is a wonderful example of a
The week of December 17-23 takes us from the end of Day 9 through Day 16. This week we will highlight Mare Humorum, the Hippalus rilles, the craters Gassendi, Gassendi A (all viewable on Tuesday evening), and Comet 46/P Wirtanen.
The week of December 10-16 takes us from Day 3 through Day 8. This week we will highlight the crater Fracastorius and Mare Nectaris, the Sea of Nectar, viewable on Wednesday night, and the Geminid meteor shower which will peak
The week of November 26 – December 2 takes us from Day 19 to Day 25. This week we will highlight the Serpentine Ridge, viewable beginning at 10:30 on Monday night. Serpentine Ridge: [NE/G12] West of the
The week of November 19- 25 takes us from the end of Day 11 through Day 17. This week we will highlight the Sirsalis rilles, viewable on Tuesday evening. Rimae Sirsalis: [SW/L3-4] Just in from the southwest shore of Oceanus