Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Last chance tonight

Tom Clabough, one of Central Park's amateur astronomers, writes:

Hi all,
If you missed yesterday's razor thin moon just below Mercury, you'll have another, much easier, opportunity tonight(Mar 1) to catch the pair as the moon will now be a slightly thicker, more easily visible, crescent and will be positioned *above* the planet. Look LOW in the west at sunset.

See sky map for March 1st: