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The Blue Moon and Full Moon of 2012 (Photos)

August Moon Pics: Ryan Lorey

Ryan Lorey

Moon observer Ryan Lorey of Fulton County snapped this view of the moon on Aug. 9, 2012,from Gloversville, NY.

August Moon Pics: Leslie Ayres

Leslie Ayres

Night sky observer Leslie Ayres of Plainwell, Michigan, snapped this view of the moon's limb on Aug. 22, 2012.

Crescent Moon Seen from Vassar, MI

Sarah Spencer

Night sky watcher Sarah Spencer took this photo of the moon on August 20, 2012 from Vassar, MI.

August Moon View: Thomas Cooper

Thomas Cooper

Night sky observer Thomas Cooper snapped this amazing view of the moon and its craters on Aug. 27, 2012.

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