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: 8pm – 10pm
Solar System Objects:
The moon is very low in the SW, 16° high at 8pm, and 31% illuminated (waxing crescent phase, 5 days old).
The planets Mars, Uranus, and Neptune will all 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”.