Blue Moon Photos of 2015: Amazing Full Moon Views by Stargazers

Blue Moon by Teenage Skywatcher

Brian Murphy

15-year-old skywatcher Brian Murphy used an Orion telescope to capture this view of the Blue Moon full moon from central Maryland on July 31, 2015. Read the Full Story.

Blue Moon over Puerto Rico

Neslyn Talavera

The Blue Moon full moon of July 2015 shines behind tree leaves in Puerto Rico in this photo sent in by skywatcher Neslyn Talavera on July 31, 2015. Read the Full Story.

Venezuela's Blue Moon

Paola Camargo

Skywatcher Paola Camargo in Guayana, Venezuela snapped this close-up view of the Blue Moon full moon on July 31, 2015. Read the Full Story.

The Blue Hour

Shreenivasan Manievannan /

Photographer Shreenivasan Manievannan captures the "Blue Hour" of the Blue Moon full moon of July 31, 2015 from Table Rock Mountain in South Carolina. Read the Full Story.

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