Tonight's Blue Moon is Also a Paschal Moon to Welcome Easter 2018

Second Blue Moon of 2018 Arrives Saturday; It's the Last One Until 2020

The full moon coming tonight is also considered by some to be the Paschal Moon.

The second Blue Moon this year is set to light the sky across the world this week end on Saturday night.

Full moons themselves are not rare, as they occur nearly every 29 days, but a blue moon is a rare event. Since full moon occur every 29 days, it is sometimes really hard to note the two full moons to be falling within the same calendar month. Indeed, this year, the Easter is celebrated on April 1, the next Sunday after the "Paschal" moon. The very first moon of March, referred to as the "complete worm moon", took place on the very first day of the month. Though as the name suggest, the moon won't completely be blue.

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"The last time February didn't have a full moon was in 1999, and the time before that was 1980", Space.com reported. According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, the name is derived from the fact sap starts to flow from sugar maple trees at this time. The rare celestial event will be the last one until 2020.

Now it IS unusual to have Blue Moons happen twice in one year.

Now, it's time for the blue moon to shine.

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There are two definitions of blue moons. Remember the Super Blue Blood Moon on January 31st? The moon appeared blue because of all the dust the volcano lofted into the air. Yes, we know, people love to give Moons names! We won't see it happen again until 2037.

"Normally we get one full moon in a month but the lunar cycle - the lunar months if you like - are slightly shorter than the solar ones, and so we have an extra moon every now and then", says Bill Boyd of the School of Environment, Science and Engineering at Southern Cross University.

The monthly blue moon is the second full moon in a month with two full moons. The moon will be visible in United Kingdom at 7:30pm.

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