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Open Air Observatory- from April to September hats, beanies, gloves, warm shoes and coats are essential.

Month by month highlights Month by month highlights

  Highlights
Jan 2015

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planet - Mars

Feb 2015

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planet - Jupiter 

Mar 2015

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planet - Jupiter

Apr 2014

April 15th - Total eclipse of the Moon

April 29th - Partial Solar Eclipse

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planet - Jupiter

May 2014

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planets - Jupiter & Saturn 

Jun 2014

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planets - Saturn & Mars

Jul 2014

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planets - Saturn & Mars

Aug 2014

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planets - Saturn & Mars

Sep 2014

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planets - Saturn & Mars

Oct 2014

October 8th - Total Eclipse of the Moon

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

3am - Orinids Meteor Showers

Planet - Mars

Nov 2014

Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Star

No Planets 

Dec 2014

 Open Cluster, Globular Cluster, Double & Coloured Stars

Planet - Mars

 

 

   

 

Moon Phases Moon Phases

                          

                             2014

New Moon
    First Quarter   Full Moon   Last Quarter   No Moon
   Jan  2014  8 16 24  31 
   Feb  2014  7 15  23   
   Mar  2014  8 17  24 1 & 31 
   Apr  2014  7 15   22 29
   May 2014  7  15  21  29

 Jun  2014

 6

 13

 20  27
  Jul  2014  5  12  19  27
  Aug 2014  4  11  17  26
  Sep 2014  2  9  16  24
  Oct  2014 2 & 31 8 16 24
  Nov 2014 29 7 15 22
  Dec  2014 29

6

14 22