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Saturday's Blue Moon Is the Last One Until 2020 (Don't Miss It!)

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Saturday's Blue Moon Is the Last One Until 2020 (Don't Miss It!)

Skywatchers take note: The last Blue Moon of 2018 is just around the corner. If you miss it, you'll have to wait to 2020 for the next one. The upcoming Blue Moon — the name given to the second full moon to occur in a single calendar month — rises on Saturday (March 31). It'll be the second Blue Moon of the year; the first occurred on Jan. 31, when we experienced the "Super Blue Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse." If you're a Blue Moon fan, make sure to get an eyeful on Saturday; the next one won't come until Halloween...

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What's the US Weather Like for the Super Blue Blood Moon, Late Tonight/Tomorrow Morning?

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What's the US Weather Like for the Super Blue Blood Moon, Late Tonight/Tomorrow Morning?

A lunar eclipse will come to the skies early tomorrow morning (Jan. 31). So, here's the big question: Will you be able to see it? About two-thirds of the United States — including the East, South and Southwest — will have generally fair skies on Wednesday morning, allowing for a view of the lunar eclipse as long as the moon is in the sky. Meanwhile, cloud cover — chiefly over the north-central states as well as parts of the Far West — may hide the shady lunar drama. If the viewing conditions for your location are poor, or if you...

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Super Blue Blood Moon 2018: What, When and Where

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Super Blue Blood Moon 2018: What, When and Where

Not since Andrew Johnson was President, the second dome on the U.S. Capitol was completed and Jesse James completed his first robbery will the skies experience an event like this. On Jan. 31, a total lunar eclipse will occur with a blue moon, known as a Super Blue Blood Moon. By no stretch of the definition is a full moon rare. It happens approximately once a month, or every 29.5 days. Occasionally, it happens twice in one month, approximately every three years or so. This event is known as a Blue Moon, according to Fox 5 DC. The last Blue...

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Get Ready for the Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse Bonanza!!

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Get Ready for the Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse Bonanza!!

Blue Moon: the second full moon in a month with two full moons. Lunar eclipse: obscuring of the moon that occurs when it passes directly behind the Earth into its shadow. Super moon: a full moon coinciding with the closest distance that the Moon reaches to Earth in its elliptic orbit, resulting in a slightly larger-than-usual appearance. Blood moon: A reddish super moon caused when Earth’s atmosphere refracts green to violet, giving the moon a red tinge. Super Blue Blood Moon: the celestial phenomenon occurring on January 31st, 2018, that will end life as we know it. OK, that last...

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