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The light from the moon is behind the moon!

The Moon was giving off a beam of light straight up for about the first 30 minutes or so after rising on the horizon. In pictures: The light from the moon is behind the moon! WOW!...

Does a full Moon really affect your sleep?

Over the years, the full Moon has been blamed for everything from spikes in crime, to causing madness, to baby booms. But could it also be the reason some of you have found it...

Super blue moon to coincide with lunar eclipse for 1st time in 150 years on January 31, 2018

A blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse will all fall on the same night on January 31, 2018 in an event that hasn’t happened in over 150 years. The last time...

Jan 31: Super Blue Moon Eclipse: It’s not just a lunar eclipse, or a Blue Moon, or a supermoon. It’s all three!

The rare happening is the result of two concurrent lunar phenomena: It's the second full moon of the month (blue moon), and the moon will pass into the shadow of the Earth cast by...

As if there were two suns in the sky of Colorado

Yesterday, December 3, 2017, a Supermoon trilogy has started with 3 supermoons in a row - Dec. 3rd, Jan. 1st and finally Jan. 31st. The latest is a Super 'Blue Moon' tinted in red...

Series of three supermoons in a row starts December 3, 2017, and ends January 31, 2018 with a Super Blood Moon

Today, a series of three supermoons in a row - supermoon trifecta - is starting, with fullmoons on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018. The supermoon on January 1 will be the largest...

Blood moon and partial lunar eclipse pictures from around the world on August 7 2017

A blood red moon lit up the sky across the world during a partial lunar eclipse on August 7, 2017. The spectacular spaceweather event was best-viewed in the Indian Subcontinent, but striking images were also...

Lunar eclipse on August 7/8 2017 precedes by 14 days the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017

A partial lunar eclipse will take place on August 7/8, 2017, the second of two lunar eclipses in 2017. This will precede by 14 days the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, which will...

Mysterious and rare moondogs appear over Antarctica at German Base Neumayer III

Antarctica is an awesome place, full of little miracles and incredible nature. This mysterious and rare moondogs just needed to be shared with every space weather enthusiast. At Germany's Neumayer III Research Station in Antarctica, the...

Glowing iridescent clouds at night over Trinidad, Colorado

These glowing iridescent clouds were photographed by SkywatchTam over Trinidad, Colorado in the night of the December 12, 2016. Yes, it's actually the rays of the growing Supermoon that created these amazing colors! A pretty rare phenomenon! He...

Supermoon and Geminids peak on December 14 2016

In a spectacular case of bad timing, the full Moon coincides with the annual Geminid meteor shower. Don't feel put out. There's still something for everyone, including a consolation prize. A supermoon is a good thing....

Freak double halo around November’s Supermoon

That's one of the most incredible picture I have personally seen from the November 14's Super Duper Moon. Unbelievable! As explained by the photographer Boris Vakhmistrov: 'I've witnessed a powerful atmospheric phenomenon that I had never...

Best Supermoon pictures taken around the world on November 14, 2016

These are my preferate pictures of the biggest full Moon in almost 70 years take from around the world on Novemver 14, 2016. Today's full Moon is the biggest and brightest in almost 70 years....

Get ready for the largest Supermoon in nearly 70 years on November 14, 2016

The supermoon on Nov. 14 will be very rare. On the night of Monday, Nov. 14, you’ll see the biggest moon in the sky in 70 years. The full moon of Nov. 14 is not...

Full Moon in Mauna Kea volcano shadow

This amazing picture of the Full Moon rising within Hawaii's Mauna Kea shadow was taken on October 15 looking away from a gorgeous sunset. An alignment across the Solar System is captured in the stunning...

2016 ends up with THREE supermoons: October 16, November 14 and December 14

2016 will end on a lunar highlight as the spectacular ‘supermoon’ phenomenon will occur an incredible three times. Yes, 2016 ends up with 3 supermoons. The first one occurred on October 16, 2016. The next...

A rare black moon will rise Friday night

First we had a supermoon, then a blood moon and now a black moon. Yes, Friday night, we've got the extremely rare phenomenon of a black moon to enthrall sky-watchers. And it could bring with it...

Lunar transit at New Moon on August 2, 2016

Have you ever seen the new moon on satellite imagery? Probably not! Now look at the pictures and video of the lunar transit showed below. And you have your New Moon on photo! As reported by the...

Doomsday? Full moon before summer solstice on June 20, 2016, could spark madness and mass shootings

Is doomsday coming? Full moon before summer solstice could spark madness and mass shootings On Monday, June 20, 2016, two celestial events will occur almost simultaneously. The full moon will shine in the sky just before...

Waxing Moon hides behind strange fibrous cirrus clouds

Look at this awesome waxing Moon... And what about these strange fibrous cirrus clouds hiding it? OMG! These awesome but somehow weird pictures were taken on June 10, 2016 in the Czech Republic by Richard Kotarba. Waxing...

Once in a blue Moon: Blue Full Moon on May 21 2016

On May 21, 2016 the full moon will shine blue in the night sky. A blue moon? Not really! There are normally only three full moons in each season of the year. And this May's full moon...

No, there won’t be a green moon on April 20, 2016

Is there going to be a green moon on April 20, 2016? No, there won’t be a green moon on April 20, 2016 … or on May 29. But why this urban legend? According to some...

Timelapse video of the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on March 23, 2016 from North Carolina

This is an amazing timelapse video of the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on March 23, 2016, filmed from North Carolina. Did you also see it? Thank you so much Frank Hobson III for this awesome video. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Moon-Jupiter conjunction illuminate Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds over Argentina

The Moon-Jupiter conjunction on March 21, 2016, occurred in front of a train of Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds in the sky of Bariloche, Argentina. Watch these haunting pictures by Guillermo Abramson. Here a zoom on the Moon and...

Lunar halo appears with green aurora

It’s wonderful to see a halo around the moon... And also a colorful aurora. But how about seeing the two together? Anatoly Hlopotnyuk captured the view. This unique image of a lunar halo combined to a...

Jupiter and moon convergence pictures – March 21, 2016

Jupiter lords over the March nighttime sky. And tonight it converges with the Moon. Here the first picture of this awesome sky phenomenon. Jupiter is the only planet to light up the sky almost immediately after...

Notable celestial events of March 2016: Jupiter at opposition, solar eclipse, spring equinox, lunar eclipse

This astronomy calendar of celestial events contains dates for notable celestial events. In March 2016, you (hopefully) will be able to follow a total solar eclipse, a penumbral lunar eclipse and Jupiter at opposition among others....

Snow Moon halos surprise residents around the world

Monday night's full Moon was the "Snow Moon" named after the heavy snows of February. There weren't any extreme snow storms in the sky of Stockholm, Sweden and around the world but just some awesome halos...

Signs in the sky: Sundogs and iridescent clouds announce Winter Storm Jonas

Sometimes there are signs in the sky... Sundogs on steroids! Iridescent clouds explosion! And haunting Moon halos! Look at these amazing sky phenomena that appeared in the sky of the eastern US just before winter storm...

Monstrous tidal waves flood coastal Chile

Waves of more than 5 meters are currently crashing on the coast of Chile, particularly hitting the city of Vina del Mar. Due to the full moon, swells will intensify on Sunday January 24, 2016. Watch these...

This eerie moon stratospheric cloud looks like a space nebula

Lately, Arctic sky watchers have been seeing a lot of Polar stratospheric clouds. And this time, Andy Skinner captured an eerie moon stratospheric cloud in the sky over Abisko, Sweden. These is neither a space nebula,...

There will be a rare full moon on Christmas Day this year – The first since 1977

There will be a rare full moon on Christmas Day this year. This is first full moon on Christmas Day since 1977. And the next extraordinary sky event will only happen in 2034 again. A rare...

Haunting Moon and Venus conjunction pictures – And occultation on December 7 2015 in North America

Venus is the brightest object in the east before sunrise. And beginning of this month the Planet is conjuncting with the Moon. If you’re in North America on December 7, 2015, you can witness an awesome planetary...

Extremely rare lunar cloud shadow appears in the night sky of Puerto Rico

Sometimes, when you look at the sky, you will capture an extremely rare atmospheric phenomenon. On November 24, 2015, Frankie Lucena witnessed an amazing lunar cloud shadow over Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Actually, cloud shadows are fairly common with clouds...

Beaver Full Moon radiates amazing single and double halos around the world

The Beaver Full moon illuminated Earth's sky on November 25, 2015. And the Full Moon radiated amazing single and double coronas in different places around the world. Haunting and beautiful pictures. Were you also able to photographed the...

Awesome moondogs and light pillars illuminate the sky of diamond mine

These awesome moondogs and light pillars shine like diamonds in the sky. Millions of horizontal plate crystals drifting in the freezing air reflect ground lights to produce the illusion of upward pillars of light. Similar...

The Q-tip lunar eclipse: A 3hr 45min exposure photograph of the Supermoon eclipse looks weird

This is a single 3hr 45min exposure showing the whole progress of the eclipse trailing across the sky Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. A real giant Q-tip... lol However, in the sky of Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia, it the...

The highest tides on Earth will hit Canada on September 29 2015 due to the convergence of the full moon, the perigee moon and the fall equinox

The world's biggest tides in two decades will hit Canada's shores on September 29, 2015. This is due to a convergence of 3 celestial events: The full moon, The perigee moon, and the fall equinox. All...

Supermoon lunar eclipse pictures: The Blood Moon was one of the darkest lunar eclipses

According to specialists, this Sunday night's Blood Moon was one of the darkest lunar eclipse. Now discover amazing pictures of this supermoon solar eclipse. Hope you were able to see this awesome Blood Moon phenomenon and...

Apocalypse: Many believe Sunday night’s Blood Moon may portend catastrophe

Members of several faiths believe Sunday night’s blood moon may portend catastrophe. Yes, the combination of a supermoon and a “blood moon” has some people freaked out about the possible end of the world. Two astronomical...