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Have a date with blue moon on July 31 this year
On July 31 this year, it is going to be Blue Moon night - a night to get set for a look on the full moon with a difference. In fact, a blue moon is an additional full moon or a second full moon in a month.
However, the full moon is not going to get blue on that night. Depending on the atmospheric condition at certain places a faint blue tinge may be seen.

A general notion is that, the moon is only full about once every 30 days. However, the blue moon phenomenon can only take place if there is a full moon in the first few days of a month, and this year July is such a month.

Once in a blue moon is a popular phrase that commonly signifies that periodicity of such occurrence being a few years. As we know that the average interval between full moons is about 29.5 days and not exactly 30 days and hence the appearance of two full moons in one month is not regular but once in a while after two to three years. Therefore, it implies that on an average, there will be 41 months that have two full moons in every century.

Depending on the exact time of the blue moon it is possible that some places in the world don't technically have a blue moon but most places do. So go out and have a company of the blue moon on the special night of July 31.

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