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Rare Blue Moon Expected Tuesday, Wednesday Nights - All You Need to Know


Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, history, humans, interesting, moon, science, scientists, space )

Caree
- 366 days ago - news.msn.com
When you look up to the skies Tuesday and Wednesday nights, if the skies are clear, you will be looking at a rare, lovely sight -- a blue moon. The nights of Aug. 20- 21 will be a blue moon. Mostly known as the second (or third) full moon in a calendar ..



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Nyack Clancy (431)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:27 am
Thanks-

How many artists sang THAT song? lol
 

Candy L. (477)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 12:54 am
Thanks Blue Moon by the Marcels
 

Frans Badenhorst (551)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 1:20 am
I just love staring at a full moon rising early evening and setting early in the morning..........
 

Donna Hamilton (136)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 3:22 am
Noted. Thanks for the info - very interesting!
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:28 am
Blue moon of Kentucky keep on shinin'.....
 

Kat K. (50)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 6:32 am
Thanks for the reminder!! Hope the skies are clear tonight.
 

Erika M. (202)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:39 am
Interesting, thanks
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:08 am
Thanks Caree.
 

aj E. (164)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 8:59 am
nice.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 10:50 am
Dzięki, lubię księżyc w pełni.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 10:54 am
dzięki
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:20 pm
noted
 

Lona Goudswaard (68)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 2:43 pm
Well, the moon isn't blue outside my window, but then we don't have the expression "blue moon" here ;-)
We do say 'on a blue Monday' which means "of little significance" or "a short while". However some see a link with "once in a blue moon"
 

Lisa Zilli (17)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:03 pm
Already saw it yesterday night.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 7:08 pm
noted, thanks
 

Julie W. (21)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 2:24 am
A bit late to tell us now!
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:20 am
missed it!
 

Mitchell D. (130)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 9:06 am
Saw it, and photographed it, before I knew of its significance.
 

Jane J. (2)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:20 am
Always a pretty sight.
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:36 pm
And today, Thursday, is the birthday of Claude Debussy, whom Google has honored with an animated, musical doodle based on - what elde - "Claire de Lune." So that moon is extending into an extra day courtesy of music.
 

Jen A. (4)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:23 pm
I didn't know about this. Thanks for the heads up. :)
 

Jen A. (4)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:24 pm
Oops. Got my dates mixed up-it already passed! lol
 

Debra Tate (17)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:56 pm
I love the blue moons, they are always so big! Noted.
 
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