5 Amazing Facts About Tonight’s Blue Moon

When the full moon rises on Tuesday night, it will technically be a Blue Moon, but not for the reason you might think.

The Blue Moon on Aug. 20 is not the second full moon of August, but actually gets its name from a relatively obscure rule of astronomy. And there are a few other details about the full moon that might surprise you.

via 5 Amazing Facts About Tonight’s Blue Moon.

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