Your pictures: Super blue Moon lights up Scotland's skies

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Image source, Glyn Booton

Sky watchers have been treated to a "super blue Moon" across Scotland.

The Moon appeared about 7% larger and 15% brighter than usual because it was at the closest point to the Earth in its elliptical orbit.

Image source, Matthew Corney
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Seagulls and the blue moon in Portobello, Edinburgh, taken by Matthew Corney

It was also the second full Moon of the month, commonly called a blue Moon.

A lunar eclipse, known as a blood Moon, was visible in other parts of the world - although not the UK. The super Moon, blue Moon and eclipse coincided for the first time since 31 March 1866.

Image source, Thelma Blewitt
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This atmospheric shot by Thelma Blewitt shows the Moon rising over Nethy Bridge
Image source, Glyn Booton
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These photographs were taken just after 17:30 in Roberton, near Biggar in South Lanarkshire by Glyn Booton.
Image source, Glyn Booton
Image source, Glen Booton
Image source, Sarah Clark
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This super clear shot of the moon was taken from East Kilbride by Sarah Clark by her new camera

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