- March 2 around 13:30 UTC: Newly discovered Near Earth Asteroid 2009 DD45 will pass only some 70,000 km from the center of the Earth, when the body of roughly 20 m diameter should briefly reach 10th magnitude.
- March 5: Lulin passes 2° from the open star cluster Messier 44, but the Moon is already a problem.
- March 7: Lulin is occulted by the Moon (which is almost full) in parts of the world.
- March 8: Saturn in opposition, +0.5 mag. in Leo.
- March 15: Lulin passes the Eskimo Nebula.
- March 16 to 28: Another GLOBE at Night event.
- March 20: Sun-Earth Day, mainly a U.S. event.
- March 22: Venus reaches extreme northern latitude, is evening and morning star; inferior conjunction on March 28.
- March 28: At 20:30 local time another Earth Hour in selected cities where the lights go out.
In other news there was again a nice conjunction of the Moon and Venus: pictures of Feb. 28 from Tenerife and India, Feb. 27 from the U.S. (more, more, more, more), Tenerife, India (more in the stream) and Australia (more pics) and Feb. 26 from Tenerife. • A few days earlier a "massing" in the (Southern) morning sky: pictures of Feb. 24, Feb. 23 (APOD; more) and Feb. 22. • A moonrise with omega effect had considerable media impact - and on the same day this blogger caught an omega sunset from Tenerife, after witnessing an omega sunrise in eclipse in 2006. • The weather prospects for the 2010 ASE, the aurora from Norway and the ISS over Puerto Rico. • And this blog was mentioned in a blog on the recovery of meteorites (also many earlier entries!) from the Texas fireball - soon eight were found by the various searchers. • And a meteorite related to the predicted Sudan bolide has been found!