Scheduled time for Public Observing: 9pm – 11pm

Solar System Objects:

The Moon: will be 27° high in the SW at 9pm, and 23% illuminated (Waxing Crescent phase).

Image copyright (c) Virtual Moon Atlas / http://ap-i.net/avl/en/start 

Planets: Jupiter will be 20° high in the SE at 9pm.

Star Charts and other Information:

A very useful monthly star chart can be downloaded here from SkyMaps.com, 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”.