Patrick Casaert – whose community on Facebook is called La Lune The Moon – used a blue filter to capture this shot of the moon on July 27, 2015.

In the Sky

Blue Moon – second July full moon – on July 31

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What's Up for June 2015

The month starts off with a beautiful close pairing of the moon and Saturn. Dwarf planet Pluto will be near the moon on Friday, June 5 and on June 11 asteroid hunters should be able to spot Pallas, the second asteroid to be discovered. Watch to learn where and when to look.

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    Choose your state, then city to see when the International Space Station can be seen crossing the sky.

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