Blue Moon


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Blue Moon

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The Moon can sometimes appear bluish because of atmospheric conditions, but the expression “once in a blue Moon” refers to a month during which two full moons occur—one at the beginning and the other near the end of the month. This happens only once every few years.

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For those looking ahead, the next supermoon is in February, the next blue moon is in March and the next total lunar eclipse is in July, according to NASA.
PAGASA, however, said a blue moon might appear in certain atmospheric conditions, such as areas where there are volcanic eruptions or when large fires leave particles in the atmosphere.
However, astronomy enthusiasts looking to see the blue moon at its topmost point will have to brave the cold and windy weather.
The total phase of this lunar eclipse is known as a Blood Moon because of reddish-orange glow, but in some parts of the world, it will be seen as Blue Moon.
It was the first time in 35 years that a blue moon synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse.
Last night the moon reached its closest point in orbit before becoming a blue moon tonight.
Talking toPTVNews, chief Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Dr Ghulam Rasul said that it is going to be a historical moment because it is a coincidence when blue moon, red moon and full lunar eclipse will take place at the same time and on the same date and this moon was last time seen in 1866.
THERE will be an unusual sight in the sky tomorrow night - the first blue moon for two-and-a-half years.
For the first time since March 31, 1866, we will see a blood moon, a blue moon and a super moon all at once.
31 , there will be a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon 6 all at the same time.
The phenomenon known as Blue Moon, the second full moon in a calendar month, will occur on January 31.