About Blue Moons

About Blue Moons

Pop quiz. What tune are we going to be playing in August/September in Astronomy land? “Blue Moon” of course! Can’t you just hear Ella Fitzgerald’s dulcet tones? So what’s the story about blue moons? Why is the second full moon of the month referred to as “blue”? Does the moon really turn blue? Rarely apparently. Only with forest fires or volcanic eruptions. I’ll let Borgna Brunner […] Read more »