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Global Swoon Over the Moon Set for Saturday


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Merissa
- 1473 days ago - mnn.com
On Saturday, the world is invited to celebrate the first annual International Observe the Moon Night. And all you have to do to take part is look up.



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Alex Keir (1)
Thursday September 16, 2010, 11:45 pm
Great idea, Anything that educates the public re: science in general and NASA in particular, is a great idea.
 

Borg Drone (24)
Friday September 17, 2010, 9:17 am
Oh Oh !! I might turn into a werewolf !!
Nah !! I'm Hairy enough :o)
Thanks sweetie.
 

Merissa S. (15)
Friday September 17, 2010, 9:20 am
Well I did always think you were a bit "loony".

Love ya really!
 

Robert O. (12)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 11:31 am
Neat, thanks!
 

Janice P. (5)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 11:35 am
I would love to, but since it's cloudy and rainy where I live, I won't be seeing it.
 

Rebecca T. (1)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 11:46 am
I check out the sky each and every night (weather permitting) and will be sure not to miss out on the "global swoon". The night sky is a beautiful thing, inspiring so many thoughts, and I never get tired of looking into it.
 

Dylan C. (3)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 12:35 pm
I don't know. Swooning seems so femme.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 1:20 pm
Having learned some Druidry I am always looking up at the moon. It's a lovely way to enjoy the night, the seasons and the teachings of the ancestors.
 

Susan S. (191)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 1:52 pm
When I first saw this post I thought maybe there was a lunar eclipse, but was dismayed to read that it is just the same old moon and the day is set to get people to pay attention to the moon. While I agree that phases of the moon impact our behaviour I don't agree with science spending tons and tons of money to repeatedly make moon flight missions, or believe in things like the false hope that we can build a moon station to retreat to in the event that we totally destroy our planet. So I am slightly interested in the astonomers out there who decide to look up, but I will likely be looking elsewhere. Thanks.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 3:11 pm
Thanks Merissa.
 

Mark M. (0)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 3:15 pm
Sounds interesting, I'll be sure to look. It's kind of rainy and cloudy here in CT so I don't know if I'll be able to see it.
 

J. R. (0)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 3:56 pm
Always been a Moon Child - would like to make Moon cakes with the Man in the Moon.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 4:25 pm
"don't mistake the finger for the moon".
 

Ann L. (34)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 4:45 pm
Noted. Thanks Merissa
 

Chris S. (5)
Saturday September 18, 2010, 9:37 pm
Nice to see some attention being focused on it, but like others have said, why just look at it for one night? Weather permitting I always like to look at the moon and what it is doing. Oh and yeah, it IS the right way up, here in the southern hemisphere too! :-D
 

Linda h. (86)
Sunday September 19, 2010, 8:41 am
I love to look up and see the moon especially in the Fall. I'm lucky to have an apartment with a lot of windows and can watch the moon rise up and set when ever it's clear. I love this idea.
 

Suzanne Hall (7)
Tuesday September 21, 2010, 4:50 am
What a cool idea! Gladly, love watching the moon! Anybody see the beautiful almost full moon tonight? Gorgeous!
 
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