14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Desert Summer Solstice
As the full moon rises on the summer solstice, two rock climbers reach the summit of a tiny, 350-ft. tall spire in the Fisher Towers of eastern Utah. This so-called "Strawberry Moon" was the first full moon to occur on the solstice in 68 years.
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||Nov. 22, 2016, 8:18 p.m.