Full snow moon in all its glory over Washington, D.C.

February 26, 2013

( Jim Knapp )

Skies cleared, and Monday night’s full snow moon delivered for photographers lined up at the National Mall to watch its ascent. The alignment of the moon with the monuments made for stunning views. Here’s an assortment of photos submitted to us via Twitter, Facebook and Flickr.


( Phil Yabut )

( Phil Yabut )

( Jim Knapp )


( Phil Yabut )

( Jim Knapp )

( Tim Pennington )

Finally, here’s a nice capture from our Twitter feed:

@capitalweather awesome moon rise tonight! twitter.com/ShoemakerChris…

— Chris Shoemaker (@ShoemakerChris) February 26, 2013

Here are some photo sets of the moonrise from CWG readers:

* Vantage Phoenix Photography

* Radiant View Photography

And, in case you missed it, last night’s moonrise was followed by an even more spectacular sunrise this morning.

Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.
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