15 Stunning Moon Photos! #12 Will Blow Your Mind!

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Published on November 22nd, 2016 | by ttn in Astronomy

With the recent supermoon that fascinated everyone, we are reminded just how amazing and beautiful the moon is. So here is a collection of the best and most stunning moon photos!

1. Time-lapse SupermoonGowrishankar - Timelapse Supermoon-min

This amazing time-lapse photo was taken in New York City, by photographer Gowri Shankar.

2. Moon Sliver

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A gorgeous picture that was taken of a crescent moon.

3. Solar Eclipse

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This shot was taken of a solar eclipse that occurred on June 1, 2011.

4. International Space Station

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Moon shot taken from the International Space Station by a crew member, in the year 2005.

5. Lunar Standstill

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This picture, of a lunar standstill, was taken in February 2016 over the Mojave Desert. A lunar standstill takes place approximately every 18.6 years.

6. Supermoon

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Here’s another picture that was taken of the supermoon that appeared on November 14th. This photo was taken by photographer BG Boyd, in Tucson, Arizona.

7. Blue Moon

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This type of moon only occurs occasionally, so this photo can only be taken once in a blue moon!

8. Full Moon

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A Full Moon occurs when the moon is positioned on the opposite of the Earth from the Sun.

9. California Supermoon

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Taken by photographer Linda Shafer, this picture of the supermoon was taken in Ramona California on November 13th in 2016.

10. Northern Lights and the Moon

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This incredible photo was taken by Timo Newton-Syms, in Finland, just after 2AM in March of 2012.

11. Supermoon 2016

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This shot was taken of the 2016 supermoon, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by a photographer named Ben Lawry.

12. Blood Moon


This crazy photo was taken of a Blood Moon. The next Blood Moon will occur in 2017.

13. New Moon

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A New Moon is the first phase of the lunar phases.

14. Pink Moon

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The Pink Moon is the first full moon that occurs in April.

15. Snow Moon

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The Snow Moon occurs in winter during the month of February. This moon is the first full moon that occurs in February.

The moon is a fascinating aspect of astronomy. It holds beauty and some believe mystical powers. Some even believe that the moon holds the signs of prophecies yet come to pass. Did you catch a glimpse at the supermoon in November? We you able to capture more stunning moon photos? Please share in the comments below!

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