Check out the Blue Moon this Friday

Skywatchers should circle Friday (Aug. 31) on their calendars, for the date offers the last chance to see a so-called “blue moon” for nearly three years.
The moon reaches its full phase at 9:58 a.m. EDT (1358 GMT) Friday, marking the second full moon of August (the previous one occurred Aug. 1). Stargazers won’t be able to see two full moonsin a single month again until July 2015.Blue Moon will appear on August 31, 2012 Continue reading…