Beaver Moon 2020: 10 stunning photos of November’s full moon, penumbral lunar eclipse

November’s full moon, also known as the beaver moon, appeared in the night sky early Monday. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the display marks “the time of year when beavers begin to take shelter in their lodges,” hence the unusual nickname.

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This year’s beaver moon also coincided with a penumbral lunar eclipse, Space.com reported.

Skygazers took to social media to share their photos. Here are some of our favorites:

1. Portland, Oregon

Photo by @jeff_risher_photography, Instagram

2. Duluth, Minnesota

Photo by @nicholas_j._narog_photography, Instagram

3. Chatham, Massachusetts

Photo by @christinesandersphotography, Instagram

4. Seattle

Photo by @siglivetoeat, Instagram

5. Manhattan Beach, California

Photo by @blingrunner64, Instagram

6. York, Maine

Photo by @mmamtani, Instagram

7. Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Photo by @_harrrryy_, Instagram

8. Joshua Tree National Park, California

Photo by @miketaylordorsey, Instagram

9. Newport, Rhode Island

Photo by @andrewj_brooks, Instagram

10. Tampa, Florida

Photo by @alexanderc25, Instagram