International Observe the Moon Night

September 6 is International Observe the Moon Night.

As the evening’s sponsors say, “International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event that is dedicated to encouraging people to ‘look up’ and take notice of our nearest neighbor, the Moon. From looking at the Moon with a naked eye to using the most sensitive telescope, every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate our Moon.”

The Moon will be in the waxing gibbous phase, headed to Full Moon (the Harvest Moon) on Monday night, September 8. It’s also a supermoon!

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