The week of August 24-30 takes us from Lunar Day 6 to Day 12. This week we will highlight the crater Plato, viewable on Wednesday evening. Plato: [NW/D9] On Wednesday evening, you will witness one of the Moon’s loveliest sights.
The week of July 15-21 takes us from the end of Day 13 (nearly full moon) to Day 19. This week we will highlight the crater Pythagoras, viewable on Monday evening. Pythagoras: [NW/C3] There is only a brief period during
The week of July 1-7 takes us from Day 28 Day 5. This week we will highlight the crater Piccolomini, viewable on Sunday evening. Piccolomini: [SE/M13] The Altai Scarp, one of the multi-rings of the Nectaris basin, terminates on its
The week of March 25-31 takes us from Day 20 to Day 25. This week we will highlight the craters Aristoteles and Eudoxus, viewable early Tuesday morning. Aristoteles1: [NE/D11] Close to the terminator this morning there is an eye-catching pair
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 January 21-27 takes us from Day 15 to Day 22. This week we will highlight the craters Endymion and Geminus, viewable on Tuesday evening. Endymion: [NE/D15] This is an older crater which somewhat resembles Plato [Day 8;
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 October 29-November 4 takes us from Day 20 through Day 26. This week we will highlight the craters Aristoteles and Eudoxus, viewable after midnight on Monday. Aristoteles:1 [NE/D11] Close to the terminator around 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday
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 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