By Lindsey Campbell
Updated: January 24, 2017
Matt Cardy

If you happened to go for a nighttime stroll this weekend (or perhaps gazed out your beach house window), you probably glimpsed July’s rare blue moon. The blue moon—which only happens once every 3 years—was at its peak Friday night and continued to light the night sky throughout the weekend.

From Maine to Mongolia, Instagrammers captured the not-so-blue-colored moon around the world. Have a look:

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Lindsey Campbell is the Associate Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @lyndzicampbell.

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