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The last full moon of summer lights up the sky



The full moon in August, which reached its full stage early Sunday morning, will be visible again on Sunday night. For New York observers, for example, the best time to see Space.com is 24 minutes after sunset. This is the ninth full moon of the year.

If that's how it looked in Japan, US residents are looking for a reward. Dennis Doucet, an avid moon photographer, captured this image of the brightly shining moon over Osaka Bay in Japan.

  Full moon shines over Japan.

This particular full moon has many interesting names

It is commonly referred to as a "stormy moon" because of the sturgeon, a large fish of the Great Lakes and other larger waters, lighter were caught at this time of year, according to Old Farmers Almanac.
It is also known as "Green Corn Moon" and "Grain Moon" because Indian tribes often gather their staple foods at this time of year, according to NASA.
There will be 13 full moons in 2018, says Space.com. The next one, to be held on the 24th of September, is the good old Harvest Moon.

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