'Strawberry Moon': Amazing Photos of the Rare Summer Solstice Full Moon

Summer's Full Moon

Mark Lowe

The full moon, captured on the summer solstice by Mark Lowe on June 20, 2016, northwest of Charlotte, North Carolina.

'Strawberry Moon' Over Pennsylvania

Jeff Berkes

The full moon on June 20, 2016, as seen from southern Pennsylvania by photographer Jeff Berkes.

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