When:Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31
Target Audience:General Audience
This month brings not just one but two full Moons. The Harvest Moon – the one that peaked on October 1 – is the name for the full Moon that occurs closest to the September equinox. The second full moon this month, called a Blue Moon, will provide an astronomical treat to skygazers on Halloween, October 31.
Watch this month's episode of What's Up to learn more:
For more details and skywatching tips, visit NASA's Solar System Exploration website.
- Public Event
Celebrate Halloween With NASA
Carve a pumpkin like a NASA engineer, share your space-themed costume and discover spooky locations throughout the solar system and beyond! These online resources will get you spacing out with NASA this Halloween.
Moon Lessons for Educators
Teach students all about the Moon with these standards-aligned STEM lessons for educators.
Moon Activities for Students
Make a moon phases calendar, moon crater, lunar rover and more with these activities all about Earth's moon.
Events are based on visibility in the Northern Hemisphere. Dates and clock times are for the Pacific time zone unless otherwise noted.