International Observe the Moon Night

Tonight, Oct 20th 2018, is international observe the Moon night and the forecast calls for mostly clear skies so get out and take a look.

More information at https://moon.nasa.gov/observe-the-moon/annual-event/overview/

Some quick facts about the Moon:

  • Rises at 17:05 PDT
  • Sets at 02:58 PDT
  • Phase: Waxing Gibbous,  11.3 days old
  • 87% Illuminated
  • The Moon was formed approximately 4.5 billion years ago
  •  The Moon orbits the Earth every 27.3 days at distance of 384,400 kms