Blue Moon on October 31

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What is Blue Moon?

When a full moon appears for the second time in the same month, the second moon is called ‘Blue Moon’. This yoga can be experienced today, Saturday 31st October at 8:19 pm. The first full moon of the month was seen on October 2 at 2.35 am.

Scientific facts of Blue Moon

The rising moon is reddish but when the moon reaches a height higher than the horizon, the moon appears white due to the light reflected from the earth. It looks bluish with a hint of gray. However, this is not the case with Blue Moon.

12 full moons appear every year, but this year 13 will appear. The incident took place on June 30, 2007. After that, such yoga will come on September 30, 2050.

Reference

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