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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Bezos described Blue Moon as "a very large lander" that can soft land 3.6 metric tons on the lunar surface.
A blue moon doesn't usually turn blue, despite the name.
"As the third full Moon in a season that has four full Moons, this will be a Blue Moon by the older definition," according to an article by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Philip Given, chief of staff for York Mayor Michael Helfrich and president of York City Pretzel Co., a restaurant located a few blocks from the Blue Moon, said city officials also learned about the restaurant's closing via social media.
As alleged, Scott and Blue Moon falsely claimed, among other things, that Blue Moon had precious metals in stock to fulfill customer orders or that Blue Moon would fulfill customer orders by purchasing precious metals from a supplier.
On the night of a blue moon, anything can happen, something a nameless boy discovers as he walks through the beauty of a blue-bathed world.
Online encyclopedia Wikipedia explains a blue moon as: "An additional full moon that appears in a subdivision of a year - either the third of four full moons in a season, or a second full moon in a month of the common calendar.
"I hope," she fussed, "that this blue moon doesn't mean the end for all of us."
This will be the second full moon during March, the first one was on March 2, and astronomers had called that phenomenon 'Blue Moon'.
The Qatari Calendar House has announced that the sky of the State of Qatar and the countries of the Arab region will witness the 'Blue Moon' phenomenon on Saturday (March 31) for the second time this year.
They say a "double blue moon" happens maybe three times a century.