Blue Moon – August 20th, 2013

August’s Blue Moon:

Lunar Oddity of Night Sky Explained

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When the moon rises Tuesday night (Aug. 20), it brings us the August full moon and in addition, it will also technically be a “Blue Moon.”

“But wait a minute,” you may ask. “Isn’t a Blue Moon defined as the second full moon that occurs during a calendar month? Tuesday’s full moon will be the only full moon of August 2013. So how can we call it a ‘Blue’ moon?”

Read On:  http://www.space.com/22404-blue-moon-science-august-full-moon.html