Bruce McClure has served as lead writer for EarthSky's popular Tonight pages since 2004. He's a sundial aficionado, whose love for the heavens has taken him to Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and sailing in the North Atlantic, where he earned his celestial navigation certificate through the School of Ocean Sailing and Navigation. He also writes and hosts public astronomy programs and planetarium programs in and around his home in upstate New York.
Day and night sides of Earth at full moon (2013 June 23 at 11:32 Universal Time). The full moon is setting in the west at sunrise in North America. It’s rising in the east at sunset as seen from eastern Asia. The full moon resides close to zenith – straight overhead – as seen from Samoan islands in the central South Pacific Ocean. Image credit: Earth and Moon Viewer