Lunar and Planetary Institute

Celebrate Annual International Moon Event on October 5 at the LPI

September 25, 2019

 Lunar Dirt, Rocks, and Legacy


Members of the public are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, October 5 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will be held at the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) in Houston.

  • Explore the Moon with hands-on activities
  • Interact with lunar scientists
  • Hear cultural stories of the Moon
  • Touch a piece of the Moon
  • Immersive Planetarium Shows
  • View the Moon through telescopes (weather permitting)

After the sun sets, head outside and catch a glimpse of the Moon. The JSC Astronomy Club will be on hand with telescopes, providing a guided tour of the Moon, planets and other celestial objects for visitors.

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. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event.

The LPI’s International Observe the Moon Night event will be held at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3600 Bay Area Blvd., Houston TX 77058. The building's entrance is on Middlebrook Drive.

For more information, visit:
Sky Fest at the LPI
International Observe the Moon Night.


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