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Preston weather set to ruin chance to see blue moon

Posted on - 31st July, 2015 - 5:04pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Weather
Full moon over Preston. Pic: Tony Worrall

Full moon over Preston. Pic: Tony Worrall

A blue moon will be visible above Preston this evening in a rare event.

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The last time we saw a blue moon in the UK was in 2012 and the next one isn’t due until 2018.

However, the Preston weather will have a major say – with cloudy skies predicted which may obscure the moon.

A blue moon occurs when a second of two full moons appears in the same calendar month.

The moon will appear much lower and brighter than usual. Although it won’t be blue.

Weather forecast from the Met Office below.

This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

To see it, you just need to look out the window.

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