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Once in a blue moon…

This month of December is a blue moon month, meaning there will be two full moons instead of one.  According to the Wikipedia article, a given calendar year has only 12 full moons or lunar cycles.  Every 2.7 years, however, there’s 13 instead of the usual 12.  So on December 2nd (tomorrow night in the U.S.) and December 31, there will be a full moon.

It may not seem all that interesting, and some people may have known this already, but I learned something new today and was excited to share.


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