Blue Moon on Tuesday

Yes! Stargazers had a chance to see the second blue moon since January this year on Tuesday March 30 in the Philippines, as well as have the chance to see Uranus, Neptune and Venus before dawn on the same day, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). The occurrence of a blue moon is two full moons in one month.

PAGASA said that Jupiter and Neptune lie among the background stars of the constellation Capricornus, the Sea-Goat while Neptune was found among the stars of the constellation Pisces, the Fish. Neptune, the Blue-Green planet can be observed using a modest-sized telescope.
“The next blue moon will be on August 2 and 31, 2012," Nilo said in PAGASA’s astronomical diary for March. On the average, a blue moon takes place once every two and a half years.
So stargazers, let's watch out for the next blue moon on August 2 and 31, 2012. If we still can....