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Turn your eyes skyward tonight for a look at the “super moon”

Saturday, March 19th, 2011 3:11pm MST

If you get outside after dark tonight be sure to turn your eyes skyward and you will be treated to a rare celestial event.  The moon will be full and it will appear considerably larger than normal as it is at its closest to Earth in 18 years. NASA explains that full moon vary in […]

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Slideshow of images from the blue moon and other random pictures

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010 9:32am MST

Thornton was treated to a rare New Year’s Eve blue moon and clear weather conditions to allow near perfect viewing of it.  While blue moons are relatively common occuring roughly every 2 1/2 years, they only occur on New Year’s Eve every 19 years.  The first couple images in the slideshow below are from that night […]

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Rare New Year’s Eve blue moon to shine over the nation

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 7:36am MST

A relatively rare New Year’s Eve blue moon will be shining down on revelers as they ring in 2010. Blue moons are relatively common but it has been 19 years since one was coupled with December 31st and it will be another 19 years before another occurs. Since the 1940s the term ‘blue moon’ has […]

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