The week of January 31 – February 6 takes us from Day 29 to Day 6. This week we will highlight the moon craters Messier and Messier A, viewable on Friday night. Messier1: [SE/K14] One of my favorite objects on
The week of January 24-30 takes us from Day 21 to Day 28. This week we will highlight the moon crater Plato, viewable on Monday and Tuesday nights. Plato: [NW/D9; L=9°W] When the terminator is a little to the east
The week of January 17-23 takes us from Full Moon to Day 21. This week we will highlight the moon craters Geminus and Burckhardt, viewable on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Geminus: [NE/F15] Roughly 200 miles north of Mare Crisium 1
The week of January 3-9 takes us from Day 2 to Day 8. This week we will highlight the craters Peirce and Picard located in the NE quadrant of the Field Map and viewable on Wednesday evening. Peirce & Picard:
The week of December 27 – January 2 takes us from Day 23 to New Moon. This week we will highlight the Hippalus Rilles located in the SW quadrant of the Field Map at M6 and viewable on Tuesday morning.
The week of December 20-26 takes us from Day 17 to Day 21. This week we will highlight the crater Proclus located in the NE quadrant of the Field Map at H14, the Ursid meteor shower, and the Winter Solstice.
The week of December 6-12 takes us from Day 3 to Day 9. This week we will highlight Vallis Rheita, viewable on Tuesday & Wednesday evening, Days 4 and 5. Vallis Rheita: [SE/N14; L=52°E] At 276 miles, the Rheita Valley
The week of November 22-28 takes us from Day 18 to Day 23. This week we will highlight Mare Nectaris, best viewable on Tuesday night. Mare Nectaris: [SE/L13; L=36°E] The Nectaris basin was excavated 3.9 billion years ago. The oldest
The week of November 8-14 takes us from Day 5 to Day 11. This week we will highlight the moon crater Maurolycus and a feature informally referred to as “The Lunar X,” both viewable on Thursday evening, Day 8. Maurolycus:
The week of November 1-7 takes us from Day 26 to Day 3. This week we will highlight the moon crater Hevelius and the lunar basin Grimaldi located near the western limb of the Moon and viewable before sunrise on