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All eyes on the sky for tonight's blue moon

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An infrequent astronomical phenomenon is due to appear tonight for the first time in three years.

The event occurs when a full moon appears for a second time within the same calendar month and despite its name has nothing to do with the color of the moon at all.

Read More: http://www.unexplain...ights-blue-moon

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lilnat89

looking forward to this hopefully see something in Liverpool

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Waspie_Dwarf

This is a modern myth and is actually wrong. The use of "blue moon" to mean the second full moon in a calendar month dates back only to 1946 when the magazine Sky and Telescope made a mistake, the phrase, "once in a blue moon," is much, MUCH older.

Here is a fuller explanation with links: http://www.unexplain...5

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glorybebe

Well, was huge here last night. Just gorgeous. Almost as big as a hot air balloon floating above the mountains.

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Patient Zero

'Blue moon, i saw you standing alone...'

Twas beautiful though.

Lit up my otherwise pretty dark street.

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TheGreatBeliever

"First time in three years" is not a feat

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Zalmoxis

The moon didn't look blue at all.

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