After a new Moon allows for some galaxy hunting, the waxing crescent will pass by each of our Solar System’s inner planets this week.
Mercury starts to show itself after sunset this week — and don’t forget to look for Eta Aquariid meteors before dawn on Thursday.
The full “supermoon” takes over the sky this week.
The Moon waxes to its quarter phase and passing by the Beehive. The Lyrids Meteor Shower peaks, and Mercury moves past Venus.
The waxing crescent Moon is the “star” of the week, passing by Taurus, Mars and Messier 35.
The crescent Moon will meet Saturn and Jupiter early this week. Later, as it wanes to new, it will be a fabulous time to check out some spring galaxies.
The zodiacal light returns, and the Moon wanes to its third quarter.
Mars passes Aldebaran this week, as the Moon waxes to full.
The Moon takes centre stage this week, meeting Uranus and the Moon before showing off its Lunar X and then meeting Messier 35.