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Incredible Moon Rise Caught on Video over Mount Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand – January 28 2013

This video (Mark Gee) features a moon rising over the Mount Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand. This moon rise was caught on the other side of the city on January 28, 2013. No manipulation!...

Featuring the ‘ring of fire’ eclipse: Videos and Photos of the Partial Solar Eclipse of May 10 2013

This pictures are just magic. Yesterday, the moon glided between Earth and the sun, blocking everything but a dazzling ring of light. The 'ring of fire' eclipse crossed Australia and the Pacific and created a...

HARVEST MOON ON THE 29.09.2012

HARVEST MOON ON THE 29.09.2012 This weekend's full Moon is the Harvest Moon. It is defined as the full Moon which is the closest to the autumnal equinox. As shown on the attached picture, the...

US Fireball: Splitting Meteor During Rising Supermoon In Texas – July 12 2014

What a sighting! Imagine you are watching the supermoon rising when suddenly a meteor lights up the sky and starts decomposing just above your head! Yes, two amazing sky and mystic phenomena in one! Amazing! This...

Freaky Friday The 13th: Not A Day For Superstitious People: Full Moon Rising And Solar Flare Shock Wave On June 13 2014

A full moon is rising on Friday the 13th -- the very same day a solar flare could send a shockwave to Earth’s surface. And thus a triple whammy for superstitious folks. There will be a...

Moonlight Over the Persian Gulf – Or How it Influences What We See

The following pictures present night views of the Persian Gulf region taken on September 30 (full Moon), October 5 (Half Moon), October 10 (3 Quarters Moon), and October 15 (New Moon), 2012 from The...

Space Oddity: Mysterious And Giant Magmatic Round Holes On The Moon (IMAGES AND VIDEOS)

We not only find mysterious holes on Planet Earth, but they also cluster the Moon's surface. With these new images and video of NASA scientists try to find what's hiding behind these mysterious and giant...

TRIBUTE TO NEIL ARMSTRONG, THE FIRST MAN WALKING ON THE MOON

RESPECT! In contrast to Lance Armstrong, Neil Armstrong is and will stay one of the most glorious heroes of the United States. Neil Armstrong died on saturday the 25.06.2012. He was 82 years old. On...

Double Moon Hoax: Mars And The Moon Will Not Appear The Same Size on August 27!

The double moon hoax is back again... like each year actually! Mars and the moon will not and have never appeared the same size on August 27! And I thought we were going to make it...

Red Moon Or Turquoise Moon During Colorful Total Lunar Eclipse On October 8 2014

Red Moon Or Turquoise Moon: There will be a colorful total lunar eclipse on October 8, 2014. Sky watchers will see the Moon turn a beautiful shade of celestial red and maybe turquoise. And learn...

Haunting Sky Phenomena: Lunar Coronas Form Rings Around The Moon

Lunar coronas are haunting sky phenomena that create rings around the moon. And as the Moon is waxing full, it's a good time to look for them! This beautiful specimen over Fort Frances, Ontario, was captured on...

Largest Lunar Meteor Impact on September 11 2013 (VIDEO)

A Meteor impact? On September 11 2013, astronomers spotted a bright flash of light on the moon. According to new data, this mysterious light resulted from an asteroid, meteor or comets smashing on the lunar...

Using the Moon as a Giant Particle Detector to Catch Mysterious UHE Cosmic Rays

Scientists want to use the Moon as a giant cosmic ray detector to decipher one of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics: The ultra-high-energy (UHE) cosmic rays. The signals of these particles (the most energetic in the...

The Moon Is Exploding Into Lunar Halos Right Now!

On Saturday, we have full moon. It's called The full Cold Moon or the full Long Nights Moon. It is thus time to look if the moon is explosing into lunar dogs! Indeed, bright moonlight shining...

A Giant Alien Mouth Is Eating the Full Moon

Moon halos aren't unusual! But Elliptical Moon Halos, that look like giant alien mouth swallowing our moon are still surrounded by mystery and baffle scientists. Intense halos around the moon are eerie but rather common space...

Tristesse de la Lune/ Sadness of the Moon by Charles Baudelaire – Full Moon January 2015 Poem

On full moon days, I love reading poems. Today, I've selected for you the beautiful and sad poem called Tristesses de la Lune/ Sadness of the Moon by Charles Beaudelaire. And added poetic pictures of a woman playing...

Mini Full Moon On March 5 2015, Bloody Supermoon With Total Eclipse On September 27 2015

The Full Moon of March 5 will be the smallest and most distant Full Moon of 2015. In recent years there's been a huge ado about supermoons, the largest and closest Full Moons of the...

Blood moon alert: Full Pink Moon total lunar eclipse on April 4 2015

April's Full Moon, Full Pink Moon, heralds the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox — one of the first spring flowers. But this year, the Sprouting Grass Moon - also known as...

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...

That’s the Moon transiting the Earth on video

Just an epic view of the moon transiting the Earth! This animation features actual satellite images of the far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft's Earth...

Blood red fullmoon in the sky of Hungary – A real red strawberry fullmoon prior to the last blood moon Tetrad

A red fullmoon rose last night in the sky of Hungary! Jakab Róbert was able to capture the awesome strawberry moon over Pécs! A good start while waiting for the last blood moon tetrad in September...

This Friday enjoy the blue moon… Or wait until 2018 for the next blue full moon!

The full moon on Friday 31, 2015 is not a typical full moon. This is a blue full moon, a phenomenon which only occurs approximately every three years. But although its name suggests otherwise, the...

The blue moon was actually red on July 31, 2015

What was actually the color of the Blue Moon last friday night? Blue? No the rising moon turned orange-red! Watch these amazing pictures of the full moon from around the world:   The Moon turns red for the...

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!...

An unusual BLUE full moon will fill the sky on Saturday night – a type of moon that won’t rise again until 2021

Many people are familiar with the term ‘blue moon’ and know it as the second full moon in one calendar month. However, there is another way for a full moon to earn...

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...

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...

Apparently the moon is shrinking because it’s tectonic plates are smashing together causing moonquakes

The moon shrinks? During its more than 4.5 billion years in space, it has slowly shrunk, researchers say. Over the last few hundred million years, the moon's belt line has slimmed by...

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...

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...

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...

Strange news from the far side of the Moon

Our own Moon has one of the largest preserved craters in the Solar System, the South Pole-Aitken Basin, located on the far side of the satellite. The area is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...