Due to the COVID-19 virus, Wesleyan University has CANCELED ALL CLASSES AND GROUP ACTIVITIES, including Public Observing. Please check back with us for updates.

Scheduled time for Public Observing: 9pm – 11pm

Solar System Objects:

The moon will be 30° high in the SE at 9pm, and 100% illuminated (Great Pumpkin phase, 15 days old).

The planet Mars will also be observable.

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.Paragraph

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