• Moonlight through a cloud, producing dramatic crepuscular rays
    2019

    The 2019 International Observe the Moon Night was held on October 5, 2019. There were 1,892 registered events and observers across 102 countries. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2019 Flickr group.


  • The Moon and a puffy cloud in a blue sky, with an International Observe the Moon Night image stamped in the upper left corner
    2018

    The 2018 International Observe the Moon Night was held October 20, 2018. There were 1046 registrations, with 748 registered events and 298 individual observers from 75 different countries. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2018 Flickr group.


  • Person pointing towards the night sky
    2017

    The 2017 International Observe the Moon Night was on Oct. 28, 2017. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2017 Flickr group.


  • Moon seen through hazy clouds above an obelisk.
    2016

    611 events in 59 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2016. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2016 Flickr group.


  • Moonrise over a tall mountain with city lights in the foreground
    2015

    554 events in 47 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2015. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2015 Flickr group.


  • The Moon framed by tree branches
    2014

    471 events in 46 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2014. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2014 Flickr group.


  • The first quarter Moon seen through a telescope
    2013

    542 events in 48 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2013. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2013 Flickr group.


  • Observers at the Taipei Astronomical Museum
    2012

    577 events in 49 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2012. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2012 Flickr group.


  • Moon in background with a dandelion gone to seed in foreground
    2011

    627 events in 57 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2011. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2011 Flickr group.


  • Paraglider silhouetted against the Moon
    2010

    502 events in 53 countries around the world registered for International Observe the Moon Night 2010. See the expandable gallery below for a selection of pictures from around the world. View all images submitted by event hosts and observers in the 2010 Flickr group.


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Credit: Gibbs Memorial Library | Location: Texas, United States

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