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What is Blue Moon Will Moon will be seen blue on Raksha Bandhan today 2023 Know

What is Blue Moon Will Moon will be seen blue on Raksha Bandhan today 2023 Know
Written by Manoj Kadam
What is Blue Moon Will Moon will be seen blue on Raksha Bandhan today 2023 Know

What is Blue Moon Will Moon will be seen blue on Raksha Bandhan today 2023 Know

What is Blue Moon: A rare astronomical event is going to happen today on 30th August, on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. Super Blue Moon will be visible in the sky tonight. Many people might be wondering whether the moon will really turn blue tonight? We will tell you this further. The interesting thing is that if you are not able to see the Blue Moon tonight, then the next opportunity will come in the month of May in the year 2026. What is Blue Moon? Will the moon appear blue today? Let us know.

What is Blue Moon?

According to the American space agency NASA, the most common definition of Blue Moon is that when there are two full moons in a month, the second full moon is called Blue Moon. However, another definition says that when there are four full moons in a season, the third moon is called a blue moon.

When does the blue moon appear?

NASA has reported that the Blue Moon appears every two and a half years. After today i.e. 30th August 2023, the next Blue Moon will be visible in May 2026 and then in December 2028.

time to see super blue moon

According to TOI, the brightness of the blue moon will be at its peak at 9.30 pm tonight. It will start becoming visible from 6:35 pm onwards. Those who want to see this sight can see the Super Blue Moon with the naked eye without any telescope.

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Today the moon will be closest to the earth!

According to the report, the moon visible today will be the closest moon to the Earth this year. Tonight the distance between the Earth and the Moon will be 3 lakh 57 thousand 344 kilometers, which is 160 kilometers less than the full moon of August 1.

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