Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honor cultural and personal connections to the Moon.
Browse images submitted by observers around the world, and contribute your own, in this year's #ObserveTheMoon community gallery.
People all over planet Earth make International Observe the Moon Night what it is. This year's initial statistics show more than 4.8K registered events and observers in over 120 different countries.
Certificate of Participation
Thanks for observing with us! Here's how you can mark your participation:
Customize a certificate for yourself, or share with your International Observe the Moon Night event guests.
Visit virtual events hosted by NASA centers and International Observe the Moon Night supporters across the USA. Recorded on October 21, 2023.
How did your International Observe the Moon Night go? We would love to hear about it! Observer feedback helps us improve our program and resources each year.
Capture the moment like a pro! Check out our Moon photography tips for cell phones, professional cameras, and more.
Spend the next month getting to know the Moon.
"Join us" Image Credits
Clockwise from upper left: Todd Diemer/Unsplash, Amorpha Youth Group, Xialong Wong/Unsplash, NASA, Jim Hendrickson, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Amorpha Youth Group, Amorpha Youth Group.