The week of March 22-28 takes us from Lunar Day 9 to Day 15. This week we will highlight the moon crater Copernicus, located in the NW quadrant just below Mare Imbrium. Copernicus:1 [NW/J7; L=20°W] Magnificent Copernicus has been justifiably
The week of July 13-19 takes us from Lunar Day 22 to Day 28. This week we will highlight the crater Copernicus, viewable around 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the comet Neowise. Copernicus1: [NW/J7] Magnificent Copernicus has been
The week of February 10-16 takes us from Lunar Day 17 (one day after full moon) to Day 22. This week we will highlight the craters Cleomedes and Proclus, viewable on Monday evening. Cleomedes: [NE/G15] Cleomedes is the first significant
The week of October 7-13 takes us from Day 9 to Day 14. This week we will highlight the Pytheas secondary craters and the crater Copernicus, viewable on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Pytheas secondary craters: [NW/G7-8] The best place to
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 December 3-9 takes us from Day 26 to Day 2. Tuesday morning around 4:00 a.m. will be the only practical opportunity to view the Moon. This week we will highlight the crater Seleucus and Comet 46/P Wirtanen.