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Don’t Miss to Witness the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon

The Moon is given its name as it was easier to catch huge sturgeon fish in the Great Lakes and several other water bodies at this time of year. But wait, there’s more! A Blue Moon also will be visible!

A season is indeed the span of time between both the solstice and the equinox in astronomy, or vice versa. All the seasons, summer, autumn, spring, and winter, lasts three months, with three Full Moons around 30 days apart. Because the June Full Moon occurred only a few days after the June (Summer) solstice, there will be four Full Moons in the ongoing summer months, which will finish on September equinox on September 22.

Blue Moon come in two varieties: monthly and seasonal. The 2nd Full Moon in a calendar month with two Full Moons is known as a monthly. Then there’s the seasonal, which is the third Full Moon in a four-month astronomical season.The third Full Moon of the season, known as the Blue Moon, will occur on August 22. As seen from the Earth, all full moons are opposite the Sun, emerging about sunset and setting around dawn.

Blue Moon happen every 2 to 3 years on average. The final occurred on October 31, 2020, on Halloween night. Because it was closer to the Earth, Mars appeared red and also very big, and it was visible in the sky near the. The will happen near planets again this year, however this time, Jupiter and Saturn! The next will occur in August 2023.

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