Members of the public are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:00. The free event will be held at Science Works in Ashland.
International Observe the Moon Night is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. The annual event connects scientists, educators and lunar enthusiasts from around the world.
After the sun sets, head outside and catch a glimpse of the Moon. The Southern Oregon Skywatchers will be at ScienceWorks with telescopes, providing a guided tour of the Moon, planets and other celestial objects for visitors.
International Observe the Moon Night is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission and partners. LRO is managed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.