Cold moon 2019: 12 stunning photos of the final full moon of the decade

The Cold Moon: Facts about the last full moon of the decade

The final full moon of the decade brightened the sky early Thursday, peaking at 12:12 a.m. EST on Dec. 12.

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Social media users flocked to Twitter and Instagram to share their snapshots. Here are some of our favorites:

The full moon rises beyond Christmas lights, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Manhattan, Kansas.
The full moon rises beyond Christmas lights, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Manhattan, Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel/AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)