Marvel at the moon with Flat Rock on Oct. 8

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Flat Rock Middle students and families will join together to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, October 8. The free event will be held virtually so all students and families can join in the festivities at the preferred viewing locations.

The event at Flat Rock Middle School will be held from 7:30-8:30pm and will include astronomer presentations, activities and virtual exhibits.

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.

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.

For more information about International Observe the Moon Night, visit moon.nasa.gov/observe. For more information about LRO, visit nasa.gov/lro.