A good chance to see Mare Orientale…

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Back in December 2012 I wrote a post on my Cumbrian Sky blog reporting how I had spotted “Mare Orientale” on the Moon. This huge mountain-ringed impact basin on the lunar farsideĀ  is usually hidden from our view, but occasionally we can see it peeking around the limb of the Moon. This is one of those times, and on March 20th we should have a pretty good chance of seeing it…

Rather than write out the whole blog post again, here’s a link to it…

Spotting Mare Orientale

And here’s what to look for, and where, on March 20th (morning sky)…

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Good luck!

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