“Blue Moon” will rise in west Texas skies in October

  • A nearly full Moon shines at sunset over the dome of the 2.7-meter (107-inch) Harlan J. Smith Telescope at McDonald Observatory. Astronomers say a “Blue Moon” is set to rise in October, on Halloween night. (Story this page)
    A nearly full Moon shines at sunset over the dome of the 2.7-meter (107-inch) Harlan J. Smith Telescope at McDonald Observatory. Astronomers say a “Blue Moon” is set to rise in October, on Halloween night. (Story this page)
McDONALD OBSERVATORY - To add to what seems to be an endless and unprecedented 2020, a rare blue moon will rise on Halloween this year, according to astronomers. While the moon that will be seen on Halloween will not actually be blue in color, the “once in a blue moon experience will be the second…

 

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