On October 28, 2017, celebrate our Moon in your community through International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN)
InOMN is an annual worldwide celebration of lunar and planetary science. Tens of thousands of people participate each year, from 98 countries and 49 U.S. states (and counting!).
You and your library are invited to join this world-wide celebration by hosting an InOMN event on one day each year to look at and learn about our Moon together. This year’s celebration is on October 8th.
InOMN encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. Everyone on Earth is invited to join the celebration by hosting or attending an InOMN event — and uniting on one day each year to look at and learn about the Moon together.
InOMN is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), and the Lunar and Planetary Institute.
Check out STAR_Net’s “Celebration of the Moon” webinar
to hear ideas for hosting your own InOMN event
Add your suggestions for books that could be featured
around an InOMN event through the “Our Moon” Wiki
The InOMN Team
The International Observe the Moon Night Team is made up of scientists, educators, and lunar enthusiasts from government, nonprofit, and business organizations from across the United States and the world.
The InOMN Team is led by the InOMN Coordinating Committee: Director Andrea Jones of the Planetary Science Institute and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Lora Bleacher of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Andy Shaner of the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Brian Day of Wyle Labs and NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute. Evaluation of International Observe the Moon Night is led by Sanlyn Buxner, Matthew Wenger and Emily Joseph of the Planetary Science Institute.
The InOMN Coordinating Committee works with a number of partners to share the excitement and discoveries of NASA’s lunar and planetary science and exploration with people around the world.