August 2, 2012 Full Moon — Image by kenne
This month will have two full moons, August 2nd and August 31st. The second full moon is rare. When people say “once in a blue moon” they are speaking to the rare occurrence of a second moon happening in the same given month.
- Once in a Blue Moon (happyvalleymama.com)
- Full Moon Tonight Sets Stage for ‘Blue Moon’ on Aug. 31 (livescience.com)
- Blue moon in August, won’t happen again until 2015 (wtvr.com)
- Full Moon Tonight Sets Stage for ‘Blue Moon’ on Aug. 31 (space.com)