What is a “blue moon”? According to SkyandTelescope.com, a blue moon can be the second full moon in a month – we had a full moon on Aug. 1– or it can be a full moon signifying the change of seasons; Labor Day traditionally marks a an unofficial farewell to summer this weekend (even though we're not going to say goodbye until the official end of summer on Friday, Sept. 21.)
Time Magazine says tonight’s occurance has not happened since March 2010 and will not happen again until July 2015.
According to EarthSky.org, a blue moon is blue in name only so if you want to share a blue-hued picture you're going to have to get crafty (think Instagram).
We’d love to see your pictures of Friday night's blue moon. How does the big lunar make you feel?
Madison has some great places to watch for the blue moon, including the , , , and any number of neighborhood beaches. Where will you be watching?
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