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For more than half a century, whenever two full Moons appeared in a single month (which happens on average every 2 1/2 to 3 years), the second has been christened a "Blue Moon." In our lexicon, we describe an unusual event as happening "Once in a Blue Moon." This expression was first noted back in 1821 and refers to occurrences that are uncommon, though not truly rare.
When a season contains four full Moons, the third is called a Blue Moon.
Originally posted by JonStone
If it was not near the moon then I dont think it would have appeared in the same focus as the moon...I would have had to change focus to view it.