International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honor cultural and personal connections to the Moon. We encourage everyone to interpret “observe” broadly!

International Observe the Moon Night occurs annually in September or October when the Moon is around the first quarter ― a great phase for evening observing. A first-quarter Moon offers excellent viewing opportunities along the terminator (the line between night and day), where shadows enhance the Moon’s cratered landscape.



Date: Saturday, October 01, 2022
Time: Check website for times (CT)
Address: 1600 N. 25 East, Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 926-1390
Admission: There is a fee to enter the Indiana Dunes State Park

Related Events

July 6 - July 27, 2022

Sunset Around the Fire at the Pavilion

Join a ranger to catch a Lake Michigan sunset and enjoy a fire at the pavilion. Bring marshmallows to roast. Held every Wednesday in Joly. Times:…

June 27 - July 1, 2022

Summer Art Camp – Creative Nature with Dori Huber

Dori Huber will guide an investigative exploration of the local outdoor Art Barn ecosystem. Learn hands-on art skills and become inspired by nature's…

Friday, June 24, 2022

Moonlight Movies

Enjoy summer under the stars while taking in a classic family film! Tonight's film is "A League of Their Own". Time: 8:00 pm. Bring your own blanket…

July 21 - July 30, 2022

Porter County Fair

Enjoy one of the best county fairs in IN. 10-days of that delicious fair food; summer's best grandstand entertainment; FREE stage and grounds acts…