Interesting moon images seen from Midland, Texas in 2013 and 2014.

Sunrise moon on July 23, 2014.
[A sliver of white crescent in the lower left part of the orb from about 4 o'clock to 10 o'clock sits agains a light purplish sky.]

I saw this and understood how the 'man in the moon' originates. (Sunset moon on Oct. 28, 2014)
[Crescent moon in lower right of orb which has craters of the moon visible on the inner arc and from a distance they appear to be the outline of facial features as seen from a side view.]

The clouds seems like a trail of smoke on a moving moon. (Sunset moon on Aug. 5, 2014)
[Moon is slightly more than half full (upper right is full) with sections of light grey on the whitish background and clouds in the sky appear to be a smoky trail on its lower side.]

Moon during day and evening on October 12, 2013
[Two images side by side. Daylight moon on the left and evening moon on the right. Daylight moon has blue skies while evening moon has grey skies. In both images slightly more than half the sphere is visible as are craters on the surface.]

Moon the evening of October 6, 2014.
[A nearly full moon in a cloudless sky before sunset. The sun, still above the horizon, is still shining on the houses and the lightness in the sky makes the edges of the moon unsharp.]

Moon the evening of October 7, 2014.
[What appears to be a full, bright-white moon sits just above the line of houses in a purplish sky with horizonal stripes of pink across it. There are some pinkish clouds across the upper part of the moon.]

Another view of the sky that same evening.
[This is a zoomed out view of the prior image. The moon is a very white dot in the purple/pink clouds. Above the cloud bank close to the ground is blue sky with wisps of pinky clouds.]

One night before the full Hunter Moon on October 18, 2013
[View of the nearly full moon with craters visible on the surface.]

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