Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG)


International Observe the Moon Night

InOMN event

InOMN 2016 in Salamanca, Spain.

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is a worldwide, public celebration of lunar science and exploration held annually since 2010. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to observe and learn about the Moon together, and to celebrate the cultural and personal connections we all have with Earth’s nearest neighbor.

The InOMN Coordinating Committee is led by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Education and Communications Team, with representatives from NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Planetary Science Institute, the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, and CosmoQuest. Our partners include the Science Festival Alliance and Google Lunar X Prize.

The 2017 event will be held on October 28th. To learn more about InOMN, please visit the event website at or contact Andrea Jones.

Recent Conference Publications

World-Wide Outreach through International Observe the Moon Night
2016, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

International Observe the Moon Night: Engaging a Global Audience in NASA Planetary Science and Exploration
2016, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

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