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The Skint Scot created this infographic just in time for festival season on what people loved most about festivals in 2013. Do the results surprise you as much as they did us?

The Skint Scot created this infographic just in time for festival season on what people loved most about festivals in 2013. Do the results surprise you as much as they did us?

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(Space.com)  Blue Moons Explained (Infographic)
The moon can sometimes appear reddish, especially during eclipses. But what we call a “Blue Moon” has nothing to do with its color. Normally there are 12 fully lit, or full, moons per year. A season of three months should therefore contain three full moons.
Thought to be called “blue” after an old English term meaning “betrayer,” a Blue Moon is an extra full moon that occurs in that span, due to a quirk of the calendar.
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(Space.comBlue Moons Explained (Infographic)

The moon can sometimes appear reddish, especially during eclipses. But what we call a “Blue Moon” has nothing to do with its color. Normally there are 12 fully lit, or full, moons per year. A season of three months should therefore contain three full moons.

Thought to be called “blue” after an old English term meaning “betrayer,” a Blue Moon is an extra full moon that occurs in that span, due to a quirk of the calendar.

(more…)