With apologies to Superman. Look! Up in the sky. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Super...moon? If you look in the sky on Wednesday, August 30th, you are going to be in for a real treat.

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Get ready to catch a glimpse of a super cool blue moon but not JUST a super cool moon, but the biggest and brightest full moon of the entire year. In case you didn't know the blue moon isn’t actually blue. It's just called that because it's the second full moon in a single month.

I need to thank my daughter, Tara for making me aware of the moon and the stars in the sky. When she was little, we would get out of the car at night, she would tell me to look up into the sky.

We would take a moment to enjoy the lightshow above. I still do that today and I know she does too. So I need to tell her about this once-in-a-while (not a typo) event that only happens every two or three years. If you missed it the last time, save the date and put Wednesday, August 30th in your phone. so you don't miss it this time.

Rare Blue Moon on August 30th

What makes the rare blue moon even more awesome is that this blue moon will also be a supermoon. That means the moon will be really close to Earth and it'll look even bigger and brighter than usual.

So, on August 30th, grab your family and a cozy blanket and and find a spot to check out this incredible moon. Just remember, that even though it's called a blue moon, it won't actually be blue. It'll still look like a regular moon but will be extra big.

If you want a real blue moon, then you'll just have to sing that classic Blue Moon song by The Marcels.

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