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'Blue Moon' Over Utica
I'm sure you have heard the term 'blue moon' before - as in 'once in a blue moon.' A rare moon event will be happening on Friday (July 31st).
Luna Goes Loco-This Weekend Brings A Super Moon
An unusual astronomical phenomenon occurs this weekend.  It's called a Super Moon.  The moon will pass as close as possible to Earth Saturday night.  That closeness, coupled with the moon being full, will make the moon appear 14 percent larger than normal.