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Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

An amazing image with a rare halo, 22 degree rings around the full moon, caused by ice crystals falling in the Earth’s atmosphere, in Antarctica.   Image credit LI Hang

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By |August 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Blue Moon over Washington

Blue-Moon

Blue Moon, the second full moon for the month of July, is seen next to the dome of the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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By |August 2, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Summer Blue Moon

Summer Blue Moon 1

Blue Moon” is the second Full Moon of July. NASA explains in the video…

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By |August 1, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Golden Moon rising over the Temple of Poseidon

Moon rising over the Temple of Poseidon

A glorious full Moon on the rise, looking like the Sun, as viewed from the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio, Greece.   Photographer: Chris Kotsiopoulos; Chris’ Web site

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By |June 15, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

The Great Wall by Moonlight

The Great Wall by Moonlight

Last Friday, an almost Full Moon rose as the Sun set, over the Great Wall of China in this mountainous landscape north of Beijing.  Image credit Francis Audet

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By |March 15, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Jupiter and the Full Snow Moon

Jupiter, halo and the Full Snow Moon

Jupiter, halo and the full snow moon, together in a beautiful last night conjunction.   Image credit: Bob King

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By |February 4, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Windmill’s Full Moon

Full Moon and Windmill

This bright Full Moon rose at sunset, near the majestic traditional windmill in the Canary Island of Fuerteventura as seen by talented Babak Tafreshi.    Image © Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)

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By |January 10, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Super Moon vs. Micro Moon

Super Moon and Micro Moon

What is so super about today’s supermoon? This full moon will occur that appears slightly larger and brighter than usual. It’s caulked the Harvest Moon.

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By |September 9, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Full Moon Pacific Blanket

Full Moon

In the video you can see the beautiful full August supermoon above the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bay Area is famous for its dense fog and…   Watch the video… 

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By |August 22, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Surreal Moon

Full moon

Full Moon near perigee, big, bright, at the closest point in its elliptical orbit around our blue planet, rose on August 10. This beautiful, dreamlike picture records the scene from the east coast of the United States.    Image © Jerry Lodriguss (Catching the Light)

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By |August 15, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |