'Blue moon' set to hit the skies Tuesday

'Blue moon' set to hit the skies Tuesday

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'Blue moon' set to hit the skies Tuesday

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 12:19 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 20 at 12:19 PM

Tonight at 6:45 p.m. PDT the moon will officially be full, according to an article on NBC News.

The full moon is called a blue moon based on the technical definition. It is the third full moon in a four-full-moon season.

According to the article, there is a second definition for the term Blue Moon -- the second full moon in a single month.

For more interesting facts about the Blue Moon, read the full article.

If you capture a great shot of the full moon, submit it on our website, Facebook page, or with #king5 on Instagram.

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