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Photos: Blue Moon of August 2012

Blue Moon of New York City #2

Tomsajinsa

Night sky watcher Tomsajinsa sent in this photo of the blue moon taken in NYC, August 31, 2012.

Blue Moon of Osaka, Japan #2

Angela Saeki

Night sky watcher Angela Saeki caught the blue moon from her balcony on the 34th floor in Osaka, Japan, August 30, 2012.

Blue Moon of New York City #3

Tomsajinsa

Night sky watcher Tomsajinsa sent in this photo of the blue moon taken in NYC, August 31, 2012.

Kentucky Blue Moon

John Cornelius

Sky watcher John Cornelius took this photo of the August 2012 blue moon from East Bernstadt, Kentucky.

Ghostly Blue Moon

Darling Robleto

A ghostly blue moon is seen in this photo by Darling Robleto.

Dominican Blue Moon

Juan Ricardo Lopez

Juan Ricardo Lopez took this blue moon photo Aug. 31st from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Overcast Blue Moon

Jennifer Griffor

"Some overcast clouds created an amazing view and hue," said Jennifer Griffor, who took this blue moon photo from Michigan in August 2012.

Evergreen Valley Blue Moon

Mary P. Bowman

The blue moon over Evergreen Valley in Olympia, Wash., was photographed Aug. 31, 2012 by Mary P. Bowman.

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