Once in a blue moon, from Stuart’s bedroom window
This is of no astronomical significance, but it doesn’t happen very often. The most commonly accepted definition of a blue moon is that it’s the second full moon occurring in a single calendar month.
There was a full moon on July 2nd so last night’s was a blue moon, the next isn’t until January 31st 2018.
Unfortunately Glasgow was overcast as usual so I didn’t get a very clear view:
But a full moon is quite bright so it managed to show through, occasionally:
Virtual Moon Atlas is unhindered by atmospherics:
P.S. Interestingly, these moon images were via my older 200mm Newtonian telescope not the newer 150mm Maksutov-Cassegrain one because the magnification of the Mak is too big to get the whole moon in one view. It will be great for close ups of craters though – and Jupiter I hope. Horses for courses.