The moon edges over the northern part of the Rincon Mountains already running into the Earth’s shadow during a combination of a “supermoon” and total lunar eclipse.

Celebrate and observe the moon with friends and neighbors across the globe on Saturday. 

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is hosting a free moon viewing event as part of an annual world-wide celebration called International Observe the Moon Night, dedicated to encouraging people to take a look in the sky to appreciate the moon. 

To join the global celebration, Flandrau will have free public telescopes on the UA mall and free admission to all exhibits and activities in the science center, as well as family friendly activities and moon related shows in the Eos Planetarium. Planetarium shows will be regular price. 

There will also be a special presentation by UA astronomy educator Matthew Wenger about the UA's history of lunar exploration. 

If you go

What: Flandrau Moon Night

When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 5-10 p.m.

Where: Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium, 1601 E. University Blvd.

Cost: Free telescope viewing and admission to Flandrau. Admission to planetarium shows is $8 for adults and $6 for kids, seniors, military and college students. 

Info: Go here

Angela Pittenger | This Is Tucson