Have you seen the moon in the evening sky? It’s now a waxing gibbous moon, more than half lighted but less than full. This photo by Vegastar Carpentier shows the moon on April 10. Thank you, Vegastar!
The moon is now waxing toward a total lunar eclipse on the night of April 14-15. The eclipse is being called a Blood Moon eclipse. Read why.
The Americas are well placed for viewing the eclipse. Read how to watch the total lunar eclipse.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.