By the way, in addition to its being a Super Moon, and a Blood Moon and a moon in eclipse … last night’s moon also marked the Mid-Autumn Festival in China. Photo of last night’s moon from Hong Kong by EarthSky Facebook friend Matthew Chin. Thanks, Matthew!
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.