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Supermoon Sunday

The biggest, brightest Moon of the year was in the night sky Sunday (June 23) as the Moon was closer to the Earth than any other time during the year.

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Moonrise over Hilo Friday (Sept 28). The full moon is Saturday evening but even Friday at dusk the moon loomed large over Hilo as it rose in the sky. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Wish you were here? Moonrise over Hilo

Moonrise over Hilo Friday (Sept 28). The full moon is Saturday evening but even Friday at dusk the moon loomed large over Hilo as it rose in the sky.

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Just the moon through the clouds over Puna.

Wish you were here? moon 11.11.11

Just the moon through the clouds over Puna.

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NASA has unveiled a new book for blind and visually impaired readers at a media event and reception hosted by the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) at 6 p.m. PDT on July 18 at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

The book “Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters” was created with the NLSI and features tactile diagrams of the lunar surface designed to educate the blind and visually impaired about the wonders of Earth’s moon.

NASA sells out of new book for the blind and visually impaired

NASA has unveiled a new book for blind and visually impaired readers at a media event and reception hosted by the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) at 6 p.m. PDT on July 18 at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The book “Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters” was created with the NLSI and […]

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A photograph of the moon taken Tuesday (June 14) from the Visitor Information Station at the 9,200 foot level of Mauna Kea. Look up in the sky tonight for a full moon.

A view of the moon from Mauna Kea

A photograph of the moon taken Tuesday (June 14) from the Visitor Information Station at the 9,200 foot level of Mauna Kea. Look up in the sky tonight for a full moon.

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The first total lunar eclipse in two years will grace the sky the night of Monday, Dec. 20, and we want you to be there.

Get ready for the Solstice Lunar Eclipse Monday (Dec 20)

The first total lunar eclipse in two years will grace the sky the night of Monday, Dec. 20, and we want you to be there.

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Tomorrow night is a full moon but it was still big and beautiful as seen from Panaewa Friday night (Oct 22).

Not quite full but still big and beautiful

Tomorrow night is a full moon but it was still big and beautiful as seen from Panaewa Friday night (Oct 22).

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The 2010 NASA Moon Work engineering design challenge seeks to motivate college students by giving them first-hand experience with the process of developing new technologies. To participate in the contest, students will submit their original design for tools or instruments that can help astronauts live and work on the moon. Top-ranked students will be offered a chance to intern with a team from NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program.

Moon work design contest offers NASA internships to winners

The 2010 NASA Moon Work engineering design challenge seeks to motivate college students by giving them first-hand experience with the process of developing new technologies. To participate in the contest, students will submit their original design for tools or instruments that can help astronauts live and work on the moon. Top-ranked students will be offered […]

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The Hawaiian Phases of the Moon (usefulness for daily living) lecture

MEDIA RELEASE The Kealakowa’a Heiau Council presents Kalei Tshua THE HAWAIIAN PHASES OF THE MOON (USEFULNESS FOR DAILY LIVING) Friday, May 22, 2009 6:00-7:30 p.m. Place: Kona Outdoor Circle Education Center Cost: Free (tax deductible donations appreciated) KONA OUTDOOR CIRCLE EDUCATION CENTER 76-6280 Kuakini Highway Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

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This month the full Moon will be just a little bigger and brighter than usual. This Friday's full Moon, the "Long Night Moon" as it occurs just before the winter solstice, may seem unusual if you take a moment to step outside and view it

A Bigger, Brighter Full Moon

This month the full Moon will be just a little bigger and brighter than usual. This Friday’s full Moon, the “Long Night Moon” as it occurs just before the winter solstice, may seem unusual if you take a moment to step outside and view it

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A moon halo seen from Hawaiian Paradise Park in Keaau, Hawaii.

Puna Moon Halo

A moon halo seen from Hawaiian Paradise Park in Keaau, Hawaii.

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