Blue Moon 2013: People Post Beautiful Images On The Internet (PHOTOS)

by
Fatimah Mazhar
People on the internet are busy posting photos of the Blue Moon. It’s important because it’s beautiful and rare.

People on the internet are busy posting photos of the Blue Moon. It’s important because it’s beautiful and rare.

According to Britannica Encyclopedia, “The Moon is not actually blue, and as long ago as the 16th century the expression “the Moon is blue” meant something that was not possible. However, greenish- and bluish-tinted Moons are sometimes observed just before sunrise or just after sunset when large quantities of dust or smoke particles are concentrated high in the atmosphere, filtering out the longer wavelengths of colours such as red and yellow.”

For more interesting facts on the Blue Moon, you can read, “3 Things You Didn’t Know About A Blue Moon.”

Now let’s see how people have captured the rare phenomenon on their cameras:

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