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SAN ANTONIO -- Amateur photographers throughout South Texas were enamored by a gloriously big and bright full moon on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

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Although the spectacle in the sky was not the second full moon of the months, it is still considered a blue moon. According to space.com, the lesser-known definition of a blue moon is the third full moon that occurs in a season that has four. Most seasons have only three full moons.

Full moons for summer 2013:

  • June 23
  • July 22
  • Aug. 21
  • Sept. 19

The 2013 summer season started June 21 and ends Sept 21.

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