In pictures: Stunning Wolf Moon dazzles around the world

Skywatchers around the world have been treated to the first full Moon of 2022.

Each month, the full Moon has a different traditional name.

January’s Wolf Moon is thought to refer to the time of year when wolves are more vocal, ahead of the February breeding season.

Photographers around the world captured Monday night’s lunar event, alongside some stunning landscapes.

People stand beside St Michael's Tower as they watch the full moon rise behind Glastonbury Tor in Glastonbury, on 17 January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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People stand beside St Michael’s tower as they watch the Moon rise behind Glastonbury Tor, in Somerset
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Full moon sets behind Monte Prena in Gran Sasso d'Italia National Park on January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGES
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The Moon sets behind Monte Prena, in Italy’s Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park
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A cable car passes in front of the moon as it crosses the River Thames, London, on 17 January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,PA MEDIA
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A cable car passes in front of the Moon, as it crosses the River Thames, in London
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A woman looks at a full Moon while walking in the water at Seapoint beach in Dublin, Ireland, on 17 January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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A woman admires the scene while walking in the water at Seapoint beach, in Dublin
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Starlings fly in the sky as full moon rises over the city of Rome, on 17 January 2022, in ItalyIMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGES
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A flock of starlings makes shapes in the moonlit sky above the city of Rome
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The moon sets behind the Balmoral Hotel Clock in EdinburghIMAGE SOURCE,PA MEDIA
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The Moon sets behind Edinburgh’s Balmoral Clock
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The Wolf Moon is pictured through coloured fairy lights hanging outside a shopping mall in Bangkok on 17 January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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Fairy lights on a Bangkok shopping mall give a colourful effect
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The full moon sets behind the mountains including the twin peaks of Les Jumelles in the Chablais Valaisan, seen from Fenalet-sur-Bex, Switzerland, on 18 January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,EPA
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The Moon appears to balance on top of the twin peaks of Les Jumelles, in Switzerland
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The full Moon rises over the skyscrapers of the Four Towers Business Area of MadridIMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGES
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The Moon rises over skyscrapers in the Four Towers Business Area, in Madrid
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Silhouette of a man posing in front of the Wolf Moon, the first full moon of the year on 17 January 2022 in Mumbai, IndiaIMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGES
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A man in Mumbai strikes a pose in the dazzling moonlight

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