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The first Full Moon of the year is named Wolf Moon, Metro workers busy with their work in the backdrop of the full moon at Dahisar, a western express highway in Mumbai.

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Last full moon (Cold Moon) of the year 2020, in Kolkata.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a staff member places a cover over a container of soil and rocks from the moon during a handover ceremony for lunar samples collected by China's Chang'e 5 lunar lander at the China National Space Administration in Beijing.

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This image provided by China National Space Administration shows Chang'e-5 probe gathering samples on the moon surface.

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This image provided by China National Space Administration shows the ascender of Chang'e-5 spacecraft blasting off from the moon surface.

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The rising moon is framed by Christmas lights, in Shawnee, Missouri.

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The waning moon is seen at the sky over Frankfurt, Germany.

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An American flag atop the city hall building stands against the setting crescent moon, in Kansas City, Mo. Moonsets have been more vibrant that normal recently as smoke form western wildfires drifts across the United States.

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The full moon rises behind the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. Worshipers held the first Muslim prayers in 86 years inside the Istanbul landmark that served as one of Christendom's most significant cathedrals, a mosque and a museum before its conversion back into a Muslim place of worship on July 24, 2020. The conversion of the edifice, has led to an international outcry.

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The full moon of August, known as the Sturgeon Moon, is partially seen from behind clouds over the Shard building in London.

A Fourth of July fireworks display lights up the sky as the full moon rises in the distance in Stillwell, Kan.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in the midnight, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in the midnight, in New Delhi. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are imperfectly aligned and Earth forms a faint shadow over the Moon.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen in the midnight, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are imperfectly aligned and Earth forms a faint shadow over the Moon.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse as seen, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata. A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are imperfectly aligned and Earth forms a faint shadow over the Moon.

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The supermoon rises behind Tower Bridge, in London. The supermoon is a phenomenon that happens when the moon is at its closest point to the earth and looks larger than usual.

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A supermoon rises behind the artwork titled Seven Magic Mountains by artist Ugo Rondinone in Las Vegas.

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The supermoon rises behind the cross on the Bell tower of the Novodevichy Convent in Moscow, Russia

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Moon rises in the sky over Kolkata. People confined to their homes due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown will be able to watch Supermoon.

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The moon rises in the foreground of a temple top in Gurugram.

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The moon rises in sky over New Delhi. People confined to their homes due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown will be able to watch Supermoon.

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A statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is silhouetted against the rising moon, in Prayagraj.

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Saturn planet seen in conjunction with moon, in Chikmagalur.

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NASA image released shows the targeted landing site of India’s Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram. The high-resolution images captured by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) shows the Moon's unchartered south pole where the Chandrayaan 2 lander attempted to soft-land during the ambitious mission three weeks ago.

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In this combo of six images is view of the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, as seen from Bhopal.

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In this combo of five images is view of the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, as seen from Hubballi.

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A view of the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, as seen from New Delhi. The Delhi sky was mostly covered with monsoon clouds during the celestial phenomenon.

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A view of the moon during partial Lunar Eclipse seen in Bhubaneswar.

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A rising full moon is seen over the Colosseum during a partial lunar eclipse, in Rome.

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A seagull flies past as the moon begins to set over the harbor during a partial lunar eclipse in Sydney, Australia.

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Men stand below street lights as the moon rises during a partial lunar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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The full moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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The earth's umbra partially shadowed the moon during a partial lunar eclipse at 2106 GMT in Kolkata.

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The full moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse above Belgrade, Serbia.

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The partially-eclipsed moon rises in Karachi, Pakistan.

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The earth's shadow covers the moon during a partial lunar eclipse over the Liberty Monument in Nicosia, Cyprus.

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A rising full moon is seen over the Colosseum during a partial lunar eclipse, in Rome.

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The earth's shadow covers the moon during a partial lunar eclipse in Louveciennes, west of Paris, France on the day of the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to undertake humanity's first moon landing.

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The monument of a medieval Croatian ruler king Tomislav is seen during a lunar eclipse in the sky over Zagreb, Croatia. This lunar eclipse is visible in the countries of South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia and came the same day as the 50th anniversary of moon landings.

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The moon rises over the Parthenon on the ancient Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece.

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The full moon is framed between the two colored painted and illuminated concrete columns of the Floesser Bridge in Frankfurt, Germany.

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The full moon rises over the Liberty Monument in capital Nicosia, Cyprus.

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An Emirates Air Line cable cars is silhouetted against the backdrop of the 'supermoon' in Greenwich, London.

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The full moon rises behind the Graca Monastery in Lisbon. It is the year's second supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position to Earth.

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The full moon rises behind the statue of the "Madonnina" Virgin Mary atop Milan's gothic-era Duomo Cathedral, in Milan, Italy. It is the year's second supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position to Earth.

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The full moon rises behind a steeple with crosses of an Orthodox church in Minsk, Belarus. The phenomenon of "supermoon'' happened when the orb was the closest point to the earth and looked larger than usual.

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The full moon passes behind the World Trade Center in New York City.

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A super snow moon rises over the Plaza Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas.

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A passenger jet is silhouetted against the rising full moon as it takes off from Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix.

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A lunar eclipse progresses behind the "Monumento a la Carta Magna y Las Cuatro Regiones Argentinas" in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A blood moon rises above Christ the Redeemer statue during a lunar eclipse in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It's also the year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position to Earth.

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A lunar eclipse progresses behind statues on the roof of the State Hermitage Museum in St.Petersburg, Russia. The moon experiences an eclipse when the earth moves directly between the sun and the moon.

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Passenger airliners fly past the moon in the capital city in Beijing. China exchanged data with NASA on its recent mission to land a Chinese spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency said, in what was reportedly the first such collaboration since an American law banned joint space projects with China that do not have prior congressional approval.

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The moon turns red during a total lunar eclipse, as seen from Lucerne, Switzerland.

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A blood moon rises over Gaza City. Skywatchers around much of the world are looking forward to a complete lunar eclipse that will be the longest this century. The so-called "blood moon" Friday, when it turns a deep red, will be visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon.

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Lunar Eclipse as seen in Chennai.

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Lunar eclipse seen in Kozhikode.

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The International Space Station, center, passes in front of the Moon in its Earth orbit as photographed from Salgotarjan, Hungary.

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The full moon sets behind the Lincoln Memorial as people line the steps to watch the sun come up across the other end of the National Mall in Washington.

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Peopla stand in a queue to take entrty inside the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata evening to watch 'Museum of the Moon', an art installation of the moon's replica.

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The eclipsing blood moon is pictured in the early morning sky in Yellowknife, Ontario.

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A super blue blood moon is seen setting behind the Hollywood hills in Los Angeles.

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The super blue blood moon sets before dawn as lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano during its sporadic mild eruption as seen from Sto. Domingo township, Albay province around 340 kilometers southeast of Manila, Philippines.

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The moon rises over Bolsover Castle northwest England.

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A super blue blood moon is seen setting in Barcelona, Spain.

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The moon rises behind the cross on the church in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

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A partially-eclipsed super blue blood moon sets behind San Francisco's Embarcadero Center in San Francisco.

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A super blue blood moon rises over Istanbul, behind the Camlica Mosque, the largest mosque in Asia Minor.

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The moon begins to set over Christopher Newport Hall in Newport News, Virginia.

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A super blue blood moon rises behind the 2,500-year-old Parthenon temple on the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.

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The full Moon is seen from Salgotarjan, 109 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary. In the foreground Fort Salgo is silhouetted.

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The moon is seen in its waning gibbous stage as it rises over the Empire State Building seen from Pier A Park in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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The first supermoon of 2018, seen from the countryside in Montemayor near of Cordoba, southern Spain. A "supermoon" occurs when the moon appears bigger and brighter in the sky.

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The moon rises over the CN Tower and skyline in Toronto, Ontario.

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A supermoon rises in front of a replica of the Statue of Liberty sitting atop the Liberty Building in downtown Buffalo, New York. December's full moon appears bigger and brighter in the sky as it sits closer than average to Earth.

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The Supermoon rises above Whitby Abbey in Whitby, north east England.

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The moon rises behind the Uppatasanti Pagoda seen in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The Dec. 3 full moon is the first of three consecutive supermoons. The two will occur on Jan. 1 and Jan. 31, 2018.

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Low hanging clouds cover a full moon over Lower Manhattan seen from Liberty State Park, in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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The last supermoon of 2016 rises over downtown Wichita, Kansas. A December full moon is referred to as a "Cold Moon" and this is the third and final supermoon of the year. A supermoon occurs when the moon is the closest to earth during its orbit.

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The super moon rises over Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the Soyuz MS-03 space ship that will carry new crew to the International Space Station (ISS) installed at the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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A full moon rises over the Rome's skyline. Supermoon, a phenomenon that happens when the moon is visible in full as it makes a close pass at the earth, is the closest to earth since 1948.

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The "supermoon" appears over the landmark Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, in Mumbai.

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A view of Supermoon above the city of Shimla.

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The moon rises behind the castle of Almodovar in Cordoba, southern Spain. The Supermoon on November 14, 2016, will be the closest a full moon has been to Earth since January 26, 1948.

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A passenger jet passes in front of the waning full moon as it approaches Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix.

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A full moon rises between clouds in Berlin, Germany.

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A supermoon, rises in the sky above the La Concha Beach, in San Sebastian, northern Spain.

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A seagull sits on the cross that tops St. Peter's Square's obelisk, at the Vatican, as the earth's shadow obscures part of a so-called Supermoon during a total lunar eclipse.

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The perigee full moon, or supermoon appears red over Oslo.

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A perigee moon also known as a supermoon, rises in the sky above the La Concha Beach, in San Sebastian, northern Spain.

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A so-called supermoon is seen at the finish of a lunar eclipse behind an Orthodox church in Turets, Belarus, 110 kilometers (69 miles) west of capital Minsk.

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People sit on Spanish Banks Beach as the so-called supermoon rises during a lunar eclipse in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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This five picture combo taken over a one hour period shows the so-called supermoon in various stages as it changes from almost full to almost totally eclipsed, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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People sit on Spanish Banks Beach as the so-called supermoon rises during a lunar eclipse in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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A so-called "supermoon" full moon rises behind Lisbon's St. George castle.

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People gather to see supermoon lunar eclipse above Brasilia, Brazil.

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The so-called supermoon appears during a lunar eclipse behind Big Tex, at the State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas.

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A plane flies in front of the so-called supermoon during a lunar eclipse, in Geneva, Ill.

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The so-called supermoon appears behind the Golden Boy at the Manitoba Legislature during a lunar eclipse in Winnipeg Manitoba.

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A flock of birds fly by as perigee moon, also known as a super moon, rises above a medieval castle in Mir, Belarus, Belarus.

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