The full moon is December is also referred to as the Frost Moon and the Moon before Yule.
The natural phenomenon causes the moon to be cast into shadow, sometimes giving it a reddish color at night.
Several east and southeast Asian cultures hold spiritually significant celebrations around the time of the harvest moon.
This month's full moon is also called a "blue moon"—although our natural satellite will not actually change color.
Annular eclipses result in the appearance of a ring of sunlight around the silhouetted moon.
The pink moon occurs once a year, but this particular lunar event was extra special because it was also a supermoon, the closest the moon comes to Earth in its elliptic orbit
The February full moon will reach peak illumination at 3:17 a.m. ET on February 27.
The Geminid meteor shower will reach peak activity on the night of December 13-14.
Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow on our natural satellite.
"This halo around the moon is insane," one Twitter user wrote.
As it flies past, the space rock will be travelling at a speed of around 36,000 miles per hour.
The full moon that occurs closest to the fall equinox is traditionally dubbed the "Harvest Moon."
Long-term moon missions could pose "substantial risks" to astronauts from space radiation, according to a study.
If you want to see the spectacle, you will need to head outside around an hour before sunrise on Sunday.
This weekend, the full moon will pass through the more diffuse, outermost part of the Earth's shadow, called the "penumbra."
A study sheds new light on the distribution of metals in the lunar subsurface.
Annular solar eclipses occur when the moon is at apogee—its farthest distance from the Earth—and passes directly in front of the sun.
The finding could shed light on the long-debated issue of when Saturn's rings and moons formed.
Penumbral lunar eclipses occur when the outer, diffuse part of the Earth's shadow covers all or part of the moon's surface.
The map was put together using six regional maps made during the Apollo era, in combination with information collected during recent lunar missions.
Lunar regolith—dust, soil, broken rock and related materials found on the moon's surface—actually consists of between 40-45 percent oxygen.
U.K. Astronomer Royal Martin Rees proposes that "post-humans" could one day transition into becoming "fully inorganic intelligences"
"We are able to make measurements today that were just not possible during the years of the Apollo program," a NASA scientist said.
The building was constructed as a facility to quarantine astronauts and the material they brought back from the moon during the Apollo program.
For the study, scientists recreated the extreme pressure and temperature of the moon's interior in the laboratory.
Full moons are an astronomical phenomenon that occur roughly once a month when the Earth is positioned between the sun and the moon.
All three of the space rocks are classified as Near-Earth Objects (NEOs)—a term which refers to any asteroid or comet whose orbit takes it within 121 million miles of the sun.
On this day, half a century ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins took off aboard a Saturn V rocket from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, headed for the moon.