A beautiful crescent Moon graced the morning and evening skies over the past holiday weekend, and skywatchers around the world were out with with their cameras! Above, Suraky from British Columbia, Canada took this lovely image of the waning sliver of the Moon from his bedroom window. “The Moon was lit by Earthshine on the dark side, at 7am, with Baker poking out between the trees,” he commented on the image.
See more from other astrophotographers below.
Owen Llewellyn from the UK shared this beautiful shot, taken on Dec. 26, 2011.
Stefano De Rosa took this image on Dec. 23, 2011 showing the crescent Moon hovering over the Bascilica of Superga in Turin, Italy.
Otto J. Mäkelä from Finland shared this image via Twitter.
Marko Posavec from Croatia also sent this one via Twitter of a very thin lunar crescent.
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