The Flying Eagle on the moonThe week of June 17-23 takes us from Lunar Day 11 to Day 17.

This week we will highlight an object informally known as the Flying Eagle on the moon, located on the western edge of Mare Crisium and in the NE quadrant of the Field Map at H15.

It is viewable on Sunday night.


Full Moon is on Friday.
Occultation of the dwarf planet Ceres will occur on Sunday. Telescope needed.

Field Map of the Moon, the very finest Moon map available for use at the telescope. It is available for $10.95 at and on Amazon. All features mentioned in this blog will be keyed to the grid on the Field Map and will look like this: Plato: [NW/D9]

Courtesy of Gray Photography of Corpus Christi, Texas
Lunar photos: NASA / USGS / BMDO / LROC / ASU / DLR / LOLA / Moon Globe. Used by permission

Andrew Planck
The Flying Eagle on the Moon – Western Edge of Mare Crisium

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