Must-see: Blue moon, Mars brighten the night sky in these 10 stunning photos

Skywatchers were in for a treat Saturday night.

The blue moon – the third of four full moons between the spring equinox and the summer solstice – lit up the night sky over the weekend, WHIO-TV reports.

Meanwhile, Mars appeared brighter than it has in more than a decade because of a phenomenon called "Mars opposition," when the planet is directly opposite the sun.

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