Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Blue Moon New Years Eve

Wishing you all a Healthy and Happy New Year and a toast in hopes that this special New Years Eve full moon is a sign of better things to come for everyone!

Having nothing to do with color, tomorrow night's Blue Moon is simply the term used when we experience a second full moon in the same month.

The phrase "Once in a Blue Moon" was first noted in 1824 and although considered rare, they usually happen about once every 2 years. As for Blue Moon's in general, and for those that like to plan ahead, the next Blue Moon events are August 2 & August 31 in 2012 and July 2 & July 31, 2015.

A New Years full moon happens about every 19 years, the most recent one happened in 1990 and we won't see the next one until 2028!

That's Right,


More Blue Moon Info: Wikipedia. Thanks to Digkuva for the cool moon shot.