Here are stunning photos of 2021’s last full moon to gaze at.
Over the weekend, a gorgeous moon reached peak fullness, just a few days shorts of the northern hemisphere’s winter soltice (the shortest day and longest night of the year). While the last full moon of 2021 was officially full on Saturday, skygazers would have seen our sole satellite draped in a beautiful orange veil at moonrise on Sunday. It gets this warm hue from the refracted light passing through Earth’s atmosphere as it ascends from the horizon. While this might have been the smallest looking full moon of the year, it certainly didn’t prevent it from being a showstopper.
In case you missed it, here are all the stunning shots of it hanging over L.A.: