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2014 International Observe the Moon Night

Updated on August 7, 2014 - 10:09 AM CDT
Posted on August 7, 2014 - 10:08 AM CDT

9/6/2014 (Sat)- 12:00 AM to 9/7/2014 - 12:00 AM CDT

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On 06 September 2014, the whole world will collectively admire and celebrate our Moon on International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN)! We invite you to join in the fun! Check the map of registered InOMN events at to see if there’s an event being held near you. If not, please consider hosting one and inviting your patrons, friends, or neighbors.

Don’t know where to start? This link walks you through the process of planning an event of any size. How to host an event in 6 easy steps:

Need suggestions for hands-on activities?

Worried about cloudy weather obscuring your view of the Moon?

  • The "Moon as Art” collection, chosen by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) team, gives the public the opportunity to see the Moon as others have seen it for centuries – as an inspirational muse – but this time from the perspective of being in orbit with a series of 'eyes' that see in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum:
  • Additional beautiful, high-resolution images of the Moon’s surface taken by LRO’s cameras are available here:

Happy Moon viewing!