Blue-colored it wasn’t. But beautiful it was! People around the world last night watched the famous full moon named Blue Moon and photographed it. These are some of our favorite photos from friends across the globe – of the August 31, 2012 Blue Moon – who shared on EarthSky’s Facebook page. To see more photos of last night’s Blue Moon, click into Recent Posts by Others on our page.
If you do see a photo of a blue-colored moon, it’s nearly always because someone processed the photo to create the blue color, or used a blue filter. Below are a few of our favorite processed photos. Remember, the moon wasn’t really this color!
Bottom line: Favorite photos of the August 31, 2012 Blue Moon. It wasn’t blue in color. But it was very beautiful, and many around the world enjoyed it. These photos are from EarthSky Facebook friends. Join us on Facebook, and see wonderful sky photos from across the globe – or post your own!