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Blue Moon
  Blue Moon
Blue Moon
What exactly is a "blue moon?" Contrary to its title, it doesn't refer to the moon's color, but its rarity. A "blue moon" occurs when a second full moon appears in the same calendar month. Onlookers should take a good look at it because it won't occur again until July 2015. Typically, "blue moons" only happen every 2.7 years.

Although it doesn't differ much from the full moon that is usually seen once a month, this event has historic significance.
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Tammy M. Anderson
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    Beautiful moon and capture, Kay. Now I know the real meaning. Thanks for the facts.

9/1/2012 5:56:24 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Kay,LOL!!My friend.Ours is a just little off color green out here.Beautiful capture!!!!

9/1/2012 9:17:38 AM

 
John Connolly
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A great once in a blue moon shot, Kay! Great work!

9/1/2012 1:39:24 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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A girl at work thought it was spose to be blue..hahhahahah :) Great capture!!!

9/1/2012 1:39:41 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Fabulous image, Kay!

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9/2/2012 6:08:59 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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It was great reading about the history behind the blue moon and I enjoy the simplicity of your picture as you let us look at the features of the moon. Gorgeous work my friend.

9/2/2012 8:29:39 AM

 
Jill Odice
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Good job capturing this rare event!

9/2/2012 3:55:58 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Beautiful shot, Kay!

9/2/2012 7:17:05 PM

 
Carol L. Quina
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Nice shot!

9/5/2012 12:59:36 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Thank you everyone for your comments.

9/19/2012 12:50:20 PM

 
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