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Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night

The public and University of Maine students are invited to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at UMaine’s Maynard F. Jordan Observatory 7–11 p.m. Oct. 12.

Observatory staff will point out stars and constellations with the main telescope and smaller instruments at the free event. Refreshments will be provided and stargazing and moon informational handouts will be available. The observatory is opposite the Hauck Auditorium entrance to Memorial Union. If it’s cloudy the night of Oct. 12, Jordan Planetarium in Wingate Hall will host a moon and sky show at 7:30 p.m.

To request a disability accommodation, contact Alan Davenport at 207.581.1341. For more information on International Observe the Moon Night, visit

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