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


( 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 the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.

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