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Moon Gazing

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September 18 is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), a night where astronomy enthusiasts around the world—including students and families—will be gazing at the moon. A global celebration organized by Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) and NASA, InOMN encourages discussion of the moon and awareness of recent lunar missions, including NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), developed by Northrop Gruman.

The following Science Buddies science project ideas are perfect for home or classroom moon-minded discussions and exploration:

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I think it is cool to look at the moon stuff. the moon is alsome i love lookin at the moon at night and the stars arouynd it

I think looking at sky and moon is superb.I love it very much

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