International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) 2017 | Press Release

Public invited to Taman Suroboyo (Kedung Cowek) to celebrate annual international moon event


Members of the public are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7 pm. The free event will be held at Taman Suroboyo in Surabaya.

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.

The event at Taman Suroboyo will be held from 7 pm and will include observations, presentations, activities and exhibits, and many more.

After the sun sets, head outside and catch a glimpse of the Moon. The Surabaya Astronomy Club (SAC) will be in Taman Suroboyo with telescopes, providing a guided tour of the Moon, planets and other celestial objects for visitors.

International Observe the Moon Night is sponsored by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission and partners. LRO is managed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

No registration is needed, just come!

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