Scheduled time for Public Observing: 8pm – 10pm

Solar System Objects:

The Moon: will be 52° high in the SE at 8pm, and 83% illuminated (Waxing Gibbous phase).

Image (c) Virtual Moon Atlas /

Planets: Uranus and Neptune will both be observable with a telescope tonight.

Star Charts and other Information:

A very useful monthly star chart can be downloaded here from, giving information on objects visible with the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescope.

For current astronomical events see Sky and Telescope Magazine’s “This Week’s Sky at a Glance”.