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Posted on: September 2, 2020

International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honor cultural and personal connections to the Moon. Learn more about International Observe the Moon Night at NASA!127_105_InOMN_postcard_print_2020-02International Observe the Moon Night occurs annually in September or October, when the Moon is around first quarter ― a great phase for evening observing. Furthermore, a first-quarter Moon offers excellent viewing opportunities along the terminator (the line between night and day), where shadows enhance the Moon’s cratered landscape.

Join Buda Public Library in celebrating International Observe the Moon Night with NASA! Everyone on earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration by:

  • Completing our moon photo challenge
  • Picking up a moon activity packet at the library (available September 14)
  • Playing Lunar Zee! Print out the templates here or pick them up at the library.
  • Joining in on a moon-focused family event, held on zoom, on September 26 at 2:00 pm. Register here.
  • Going out and observe the moon on the evening of September 26!

The week of September 26, join the library for fun Moon-themed videos including storytime and a Moon Watercolor Tutorial! Videos can all be found on our Facebook page.

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