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Blue Moon 2017 - When Is Blue Moon 2017?

In 2017, there is no Blue moon occurrence is predicted according to the definitions of; Seasonal Maine Farmers' Almanac, and by Gregorian calendar and time zones.

Blue Moon is the term used to describe the second full moon that occurs in the same month. This usually takes place in intervals of two years due to a difference in the time until the next full moon, 29.5 days and the length of the months having from 28 to 31 days. This is the most widespread definition, but there have been other.

Despite the name blue moon it does not necessary that it will get the blue color on this occasion. It is possible that the moon display a bluish glow due to own atmospheric conditions but the occurrence of moon is not predictable. There are reports that the moon was seen in shades of blue in the year 1883 when there was the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa. The ashes of the volcano caused the scattering of red light allowing the passage of only blue and green tones. The amount of ash that were released into the atmosphere was so great that the coloration persisted for years. There are other reports related to volcanic eruptions like Mount St. Helens in 1980, El Chichon in 1983 and Mount Pinatubo in 1991.