Welcome to the New Moon Reporter! This newsletter is for observational amateur astronomers. It includes monthly astronomy highlights, special events, lunar calendar, planet and deep sky object observational tips as well as links to a constellation of the month. It's made available by AstronomyLog.com. Visit us for more great astronomy tips.
Special Event: There’s a Lunar Eclipse on Dec 10 visible all around the Pacific Ocean.
Best Dark Sky Weekend: New moon occurs on Christmas Eve, the last Saturday of the month. The best weekend for observing all night is Dec 23-24.
Best of the Planets: This month we have great choice of planets to view in the evening sky. Four will be visible before midnight and a fifth will appear at the witching hour.
Constellations of the Month: Two constellations are highlighted this month, both show off deep sky objects outside the Milky Way. Learn more about Indus and Andromeda below.
Remember to record what you've found at AstronomyLog.com.
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