Contact a Local Astronomy ClubContact a Local Astronomical Society or Club
Astronomy clubs can provide or help you find virtual or in-person speakers to present at your International Observe the Moon Night event, as well as recruit amateur astronomers (hopefully with their telescopes!).
International Astronomical Union (IAU)
Borrow a TelescopeBorrow a Telescope
The Library Telescope Program helps to place and maintain high quality, easy-to-use telescopes in public libraries. The program is currently offered at participating libraries in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
NASA Speakers BureauNASA Speakers Bureau
The NASA Speakers Bureau is composed of scientists, engineers, and other professionals who represent NASA as speakers at events around the country. You may request a speaker through this free service if you would like a NASA professional to come talk with your International Observe the Moon Night audience.
NASA Solar System AmbassadorsNASA Solar System Ambassadors
NASA Solar System Ambassadors are space enthusiasts who volunteer to organize or attend community events where they talk about recent discoveries, upcoming milestones in space science, and future NASA missions. There are hundreds of Ambassadors, with representation in 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and Guam.
Museum AllianceMuseum Alliance
The NASA Museum Alliance is a network of informal education organizations including museums, planetariums, libraries, and more, who offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education services and programming. Whether as an event partner, as a venue, or simply to help get the word out, Museum Alliance partners exist all around the world to help you achieve your event and science education goals. Find your nearest member!
Astronomers Without BordersAstronomers Without Borders
Astronomers Without Borders connects people worldwide through our universal passion for astronomy. From sidewalk astronomy to online observing programs, through member reports and direct interaction, we all share the same sky. Astronomy has been a part of every culture throughout history, something we have always shared. That’s the foundation of Astronomers Without Borders. One People, One Sky.
Local Colleges and UniversitiesLocal Colleges and Universities
Local colleges and universities, particularly those with astronomy or planetary geology programs, may have individuals (professors and/or students) who could talk to your audience about the Moon, or help with your event in other ways.