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Blue Moon: And the world went oooh!...

 

This NASA photo released August 1, 2015 shows a second full moon for the month of July  seen next to the dome of the US Capitol on  July 31, 2015 in Washington. In recent years, people have been using the name Blue Moon for the second of two full moons in a single calendar month. An older definition of Blue Moon is that it’s the third of four full moons in a single season. AFP PHOTO/NASA/BILL INGALLS  =  RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / MANDATORY CREDIT: "(AFP)


People watch the Blue Moon while it rises over the skyline of New York City from West Orange in New Jersey on July 31, 2015. (PHOTO/KENA BETANCUR)


A plane pass through the Blue Moon as it rises over the skyline of New York City from West Orange in New Jersey on July 31, 2015. (PHOTO/KENA BETANCUR)


A Blue Moon rises over the skyline of New York City from West Orange in New Jersey on July 31, 2015. (PHOTO/KENA BETANCUR)


A picture taken on July 31, 2015 in Kuwait City shows the full moon. This is the second time in July that a full moon is seen, a phenomenon known as the "blue moon" is the the first one since 2012 and will be the last until 2018.(AFP)


The gilded bronze sculpture of a two-headed eagle, Russia's state emblem, installed atop the Telegraph Tower of the State Hermitage Museum is silhouetted against the rising moon in St. Petersburg, Russia, late Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP)


Geese fly past a bright moon in the early morning at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. The track will host Sunday's running of the Haskell Invitational horse race. (AP)

 


The moon sets behind the gilded statue of the angel Moroni atop the Indianapolis Indiana Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Carmel, Ind., Friday, July 31, 2015.  (AP)


Buddhist devotees visit Myanmar's famous Shwedagon Pagoda during the full moon day of Waso, the fourth month of Myanmar calendar and the beginning of Buddhist Lent, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP)


A woman prays at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of Guru Purnima, or full moon day dedicated to the Guru, in Allahabad, India, Friday, July 31, 2015. The festival is celebrated as a day to worship and express gratitude to teachers. (AP)


Hindu devotees pray after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of Guru Purnima, or full moon day dedicated to the Guru, in Allahabad, India, Friday, July 31, 2015. The festival is celebrated as a day to worship and express gratitude to teachers. (AP)

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