Photos: 'Blue moon' over San Antonio

Photos: 'Blue moon' over San Antonio

Credit: Kimberly LeLeax / KENS 5 viewer

Amateur photographers throughout South Texas were enamored by a gloriously big and bright full moon on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, Aug. 21, 2013.

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by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com

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Posted on August 21, 2013 at 5:49 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 21 at 6:14 PM

SAN ANTONIO -- Amateur photographers throughout South Texas were enamored by a gloriously big and bright full moon on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

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Although the spectacle in the sky was not the second full moon of the months, it is still considered a blue moon. According to space.com, the lesser-known definition of a blue moon is the third full moon that occurs in a season that has four. Most seasons have only three full moons.

Full moons for summer 2013:

  • June 23
  • July 22
  • Aug. 21
  • Sept. 19

 

The 2013 summer season started June 21 and ends Sept 21.

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