International Observe the Moon Night

 InOMN 2017 in Malang, Java, Indonesia.

InOMN 2017 in Malang, Java, Indonesia.

InOMN 2017 in São Simão, Brazil.

International Observe the Moon Night 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 International Observe the Moon Night Coordinating Committee is led by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Public Engagement 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, CosmoQuest and the Science Festival Alliance.

The 2019 event will be held on October 5th. To learn more about International Observe the Moon Night, please visit the event website at m​o​o​n​.​n​a​s​a​.​g​o​v​/​o​b​s​e​r​v​e​ or contact Andrea Jones.


Recent Conference Publications

Celebrating Fifty Years of Apollo Science - With the W​o​r​l​d​
2018, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

International Observe the Moon Night: Eight years of engaging scientists, educators, and citizen enthusiasts in NASA science
2018, 231st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

The Moon's moment in the Sun - extending public engagement after the total solar eclipse with International Observe the Moon N​i​g​h​t
2017, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

International Observe the Moon Night: Engaging a Global Audience in NASA Planetary Science and E​x​p​l​o​r​a​t​i​o​n​
2016, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

InOMN logo
https://moon.nasa.gov/observe