World gets a Glimpse of Rare Full Moon on Christmas after 38 Years

World gets a Glimpse of Rare Full Moon on Christmas after 38 Years

If you missed a dazzling full moon brightening Christmas this week, you don’t have to wait for 19 more years to see it as some people who witnessed the rare event have captured images of it and shared them on the Internet.

Although it was a rare lunar spectacle that is not going to occur until 2034, a major portion of the US could not witness it due to unexpected clouds. In these areas, the full moon was enveloped by clouds, but there were some locations in the country where clear skies allowed people see moon turning into a spectacular Christmas treat.

Many people snapped the full moon in their cameras. Stojan Stojanovski photographed the full moon from Ohrid, Macedonia. Norman Dagang also captured some stunning pictures of the spectacular natural satellite during its peak time in T’boli, Philippines. While talking about the rare event, Dagang said it was amazing to capture image of the full moon. It was exceptionally bright during its peak time, the photographer said. “I thought it was a rare opportunity to take a photo of a full moon on Christmas”, Dagang added.

Several other people from around the globe also saw and clicked the lunar spectacle. Dennis Doucet, who was in Japan during the event, clicked and shared an image of the moon on social media. He said the sky was overcast for most of the evening, but suddenly, clouds disappeared and people were able to get a clear shot of the spectacular sphere.


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