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posted by takyon on Saturday October 01 2016, @01:12AM   Printer-friendly
from the mooned-you-too-late dept.

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Are you ready for a cosmic shift of epic proportions? You’d better be, because such a shift is approaching, courtesy of our moon! This Friday, September 30th, the moon will be new¬†but ‘black.’ During a black moon, the side of Earth’s natural satellite lit by the sun faces away from our planet. As a result, …

Also at Space.com which clarifies that when there are two New Moons in a single calendar month, the second one is called a Black Moon. This is analogous to a "Blue Moon" which is the second Full Moon occurring in a single calendar month.


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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 01 2016, @05:02AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 01 2016, @05:02AM (#408661)

    Given your moniker, I'd always assumed you had an uncircumcised penis. No problem, either way though.

  • (Score: 1, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 01 2016, @05:06AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 01 2016, @05:06AM (#408663)

    It seems to be working for him.