[astronews] Fwd: Blue Moon over North America

  • From: Burness Ansell <ki0ar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Astronomy Newsletter <astronews@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 06:53:19 -0700 (PDT)

Subject: Blue Moon over North America
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 23:59:00 -0500

NASA Science News for May 30, 2007

This Thursday evening, May 31st, the moon over North America will become full 
for the second
time in the month of May. According to folklore, that makes it a blue moon. But 
will it really
be blue? Believe it or not, blue-colored moons are possible. Read today's story 
for a look at
the folklore and physics of blue moons.

FULL STORY at

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2007/30may_bluemoon.htm?list173350

Find out about the Science@NASA Podcast feed at 
http://science.nasa.gov/podcast.htm. 



       
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