Members of the public are invited to join us for International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm. The free event will be held at the Warren Rupp Observatory in Belleville, Ohio.

International Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation and understanding of our Moon and its connection to space science, exploration, and human culture.  This annual event connects scientists, educators and lunar enthusiasts from around the world.

The event at WRO will be held from 8:30pm to 11:30pmand will include presentations and viewing.

The Richland Astronomical Society will be on hand 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 the Solar System Exploration Division at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, with many contributors.  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.

Fro directions to the Warren Rupp Observatory go to:

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  • Occurs Saturday, October 1st, 2022 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm


Warren Rupp Observatory

5127 Possum Run Rd
Belleville, OH 44813