"One in a Blue Moon" - On New Year's Eve!

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    "Blue Moon" to Shine on New Year's Eve

    NEAT!!! :D

    Read the whole article at the link above.

    Just thought I'd share....
     
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    There's gonna be a Blue Moon tomorrow night for New Year's Eve, for the most of us...(in the western hemisphere! January 1st for those in Australia)

    It is so beautiful tonight up here...though cold as cold can be! Tomorrow, and the next day and the day after that we are suppose to get a Blizzard that won't go away...maybe 2 feet of snow if all the weather fronts combine as they are predicting, so we will probably not be able to see the Blue Moon. :( But tonight, it is just a beautiful star and moon filled sky! I wish I could figure out how to take good, clear pics of the night sky....my camera just does not take pics in the dark....-or I just don't know what setting to put it on?

     
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    Wow. I didn't realize how cold it got in Maine. Even the Moon turns blue!
     
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    Awesome! :cool:
     
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    It's pretty cold here in northwestern Illinois tonight. I don't know so much about the moon being blue but I have some swinging twins in my shorts that are blue from the cold!
     
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    Actually, the moon doesn't turn blue.

    It just looks blue because the cold freezes the fluid in our eyeballs into round icecubes...and viewing the moon through the ice gives it a bluish coloration.
     
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    a little bit more....

     
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    I read about this yesterday. Hopefully, I will remember to check out the moon tomorrow night.

    Immie
     
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    Does your camera have a bulb setting? If so, get a cable release and a tripod and take a 30-60 second exposure of the moon. For moonless nights, take a longer exposure to get star trails. However, you're battery might not last very long in the cold.
     

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