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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo,  a full moon rises behind the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. The moon is putting on a rare cosmic show. It's the...
In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Hong Kong stargazers use telescopes to observe the moon along the Victoria Habour in Hong Kong. The moon is putting ...
In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, South Korean skiers on the chartered flight wave to the media before taking off to North Korea at Yangyang Internati...
In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, molten rocks and lava flow down the slopes of Mayon volcano as it erupts anew as seen from Legazpi city, Albay provi...
In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, members of the Chinese honor guard march in formation past a curtain before a welcome ceremony for British Prime Min...
In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, women wearing South Korean traditional costume "Hanbok" take a selfie in snow in front of the Gwanghwamun, the main ...
In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, an Indian woman carries saplings on her head as she works in a paddy field on the outskirts of Gauhati, India. India'...
In this Jan. 26, 2018 file photo, Jammu and Kashmir policemen perform acrobatics on a motorcycle during Republic Day parade in Jammu, India. India cel...
In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Nepalese Hindu devotees roll on the ground on the banks of Hanumante River on the last day of Madhav Narayan festiva...
In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo,  roadside vendors wait for customers at a wholesale market in New Delhi, India. India's finance minister Arun Jaitley...
In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates after defeating Romania's Simona Halep during the women's singles final at t...
In this Jan. 28 2018 file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, has tears in his eyes as he holds his trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cili...

In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, a full moon rises behind the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. The moon is putting on a rare cosmic show. It's the...

In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Hong Kong stargazers use telescopes to observe the moon along the Victoria Habour in Hong Kong. The moon is putting ...

In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, South Korean skiers on the chartered flight wave to the media before taking off to North Korea at Yangyang Internati...

In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, molten rocks and lava flow down the slopes of Mayon volcano as it erupts anew as seen from Legazpi city, Albay provi...

In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, members of the Chinese honor guard march in formation past a curtain before a welcome ceremony for British Prime Min...

In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, women wearing South Korean traditional costume "Hanbok" take a selfie in snow in front of the Gwanghwamun, the main ...

In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, an Indian woman carries saplings on her head as she works in a paddy field on the outskirts of Gauhati, India. India'...

In this Jan. 26, 2018 file photo, Jammu and Kashmir policemen perform acrobatics on a motorcycle during Republic Day parade in Jammu, India. India cel...

In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Nepalese Hindu devotees roll on the ground on the banks of Hanumante River on the last day of Madhav Narayan festiva...

In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, roadside vendors wait for customers at a wholesale market in New Delhi, India. India's finance minister Arun Jaitley...

In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates after defeating Romania's Simona Halep during the women's singles final at t...

In this Jan. 28 2018 file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, has tears in his eyes as he holds his trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cili...

Several Asian locations had prime views for the moon's cosmic show this week.

Wednesday's moonrise in Asia was the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse. In Hong Kong and other places, people used telescopes or looked skyward to take in the cosmic show.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, South Korean skiers went to North Korea to train with North Korean athletes in one of the conciliatory gestures the two rivals have made before the Winter Olympics.

Mount Mayon in the Philippines has been erupting for almost three weeks in a dangerous but dazzling display. Glowing, red-hot lava lights up the near-perfect cone of its summit before flowing down the slopes and into channels below.

At the Australian Open tennis tournament, Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki won her first major title and returned to the No. 1 ranking by winning the women's final against Romania's Simona Halep. Switzerland's Roger Federer won his 20th major title by defeating Croatian Marin Cilic in the men's singles championship match.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Shuji Kajiyama in Tokyo.

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