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Observing the Moon!

posted Sep 13, 2013, 4:06 PM by Bonnie Thurber

The next few nights are the best times of the month to observe the surface of the moon with telescopes, binoculars or even your naked eye. Find out why a full moon is not the best time for observing the surface:

This 116-megapixel mosaic of the moon was captured by David Campbell, and was one of the Royal Observatory’s 2012 Space Photographer of the Year Finalists.