Over the next few evenings (March 27th to April 1st) if you watch the Moon at about the same time you will see the Moon wax, or increase in phase toward the full Moon phase on April 4th and a total lunar eclipse. Additionally think in terms of the constellations in the background and it may not be difficult to imagine the Moon as a ball being passed eastward from one constellation to the next.
Hey! If you can imagine the stars looking like the mythological characters they represent how difficult is it to imagine those characters playing ‘pass the ball’?
Stay tuned – It’s on the Crab soon!
Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for more observing information for this month.