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Young moon returns to the west

This very special young moon marks the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Very tough to spot on May 26 from locations east of the Atlantic, but the Americas had a better shot at it.

Young moon on May 26, 2017 by Helio C. Vital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Young moon on May 26, 2017 by Ken Gallagher Photography in Arizona.

Young moon on May 26, 2017 by Dinh Nguyen.

Young moon on May 27, 2017 from Hong Kong, by Matthew Chin.

Deborah Byrd

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