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Rising full Moon

Celestial Objects to Observe

What Is A Blue Moon in Astronomy?

Is Friday's full Moon "blue"? Depends on who you ask, but if someone answers yes, it's because of a mistake in a 1946 issue of Sky & Telescope.

Full Moon

Celestial Objects to Observe

Observing the Full Moon

The full Moon is very bright, but there are still many fascinating features to observe during this or any phase when you look far from the terminator.

Crescent Moon and Venus at sunset

Celestial Objects to Observe

Seeking Thin Crescent Moons

Here are some tips for hunting one of nature's most captivating sights.

A bullseye basin, volcanic domes and lava-flooded crater highlight Friday morning's crescent Moon

Moon

A Rare Glimpse of Mare Orientale

On five consecutive mornings beginning January 29th, early morning risers have an opportunity to glimpse the Moon’s most spectacular "hidden" landform.

Mare Australis

Celestial Objects to Observe

Australe: A Mare on the Edge

This mare is a challenging sight; view it July 16th to 19th and August 12th to 15th.

Crescent Moon from video image

Celestial Objects to Observe

Close-Up of an Alien World

The lunar surface consists of more than just craters and mare. Here's a guide to some of the other lunar features.

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