Tonight is your last chance to see a Blue Moon until 2020

Tonight is your last chance to see a Blue Moon until 2020

The moon might not appear blue at all and just be like any other ordinary full moon.

The second blue moon of 2018 is set for Saturday morning and will be the last one to adorn the night sky until 2020. All things considered, on the off chance that you happen to miss this lunar event, you'll need to hold up 19 years to see two blue moons amid the same calendar year. This is the second full Moon of the month-a Blue Moon.

A Paschal Moon is the first full moon after the start of Spring.

"The Moon will shift along this line of stars and planets, appearing. near Jupiter on March 7, between Mars and Jupiter, and above the bright star Antares on March 8, near Mars on March 9, between Mars and Saturn on March 10, and near Saturn on March 11", NASA explained earlier this month.

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Stargazers, get your binoculars ready: a blue moon will grace the sky this weekend, marking the end of what has been a breathtaking month. The first Sunday after the Paschal Moon is celebrated as Easter Sunday, as it is the case this year. This year, Easter Sunday falls on the very next day after the Paschal Moon, something that hasn't happened in centuries. The Blue Moon is also nicknamed as a "Sap Moon" by Native American tribes as it marks the time when maple sap begins to flow, and annual tapping of maple trees begins. And it's additionally the second blue moon of the year.

However, Saturday's blue moon will be special because of several reasons. Remember the Super Blue Blood Moon on January 31st?

Wasn't there another full moon in March? Yes, we know, people love to give Moons names! That left the short month of February with no full moon, setting the phase for March's two full moons.

However, don't let the name blue moon fool you. The moon will be visible in United Kingdom at 7:30pm.

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