Participate in the International Observe the Moon Night at the Martz-Kohl Observatory on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation and understanding of our Moon and its connection to science, exploration, and human culture. This annual event connects scientists, educators and night sky enthusiasts from around the world.

This event will be held in-person at the Martz-Kohl Observatory and starts about 8:45pm. Activities will begin after a special presentation, “Spacetime Symphony: Gravitational Waves and Black Holes” by Dr. Lynn Cominsky from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

Activities will include a tour of the observatory, videos about various aspects of the Moon: creation, composition, phases and myths/creation-stories as well as the showing and discussion of images of the Moon taken at the observatory.

Moon on October 16, 2021 as viewed from the Martz-Kohl Observatory