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01/31/18 7:13am
EMILY LINDEN PHOTO The ‘triple moon’ — a blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse — seen this morning at daybreak from Crescent Beach. The dark patch in the upper right of the moon is the partial lunar eclipse.

EMILY LINDEN PHOTO The ‘triple moon’ — a blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse — seen this morning at daybreak from Crescent Beach. The dark patch at the upper left of the moon is the partial lunar eclipse.

A once-in-a-lifetime astronomical phenomenon occurred Wednesday, though those of us on Shelter Island didn’t get to see the full effect.

A blue moon, a super moon and a lunar eclipse took place in North America Wednesday morning, though the East Coast only saw a partial eclipse. (more…)

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08/11/14 10:00am
DON BINDLER PHOTO

DON BINDLER PHOTO

Our friend Don Bindler took this shot of an August moon to remember which, according to the National Weather Service shone 30 percent brighter than the traditional full moon.

Don wrote: “The highly publicized Super Moon lived up to its billing. It put on a spectacular display as it rose over Gardiners Bay behind Bug Light Sunday night.”