The moon is going to disappear... again. (Photo: trasroid/CC BY 2.0)
Can you spot the black moon? This Friday, in the Western Hemisphere, a rare “black moon” will rise in the night sky, according to Science Alert. But don’t feel too bad if you miss it.
The exact definition of a black moon is something that astronomers are still debating. Some define the term as the new moon that skips February every 19 years, while others use it to refer to any new moon that skips a month.
A total lunar eclipse took place early in the morning of April 15. The moon was eclipsed by Earth's shadow and was visible across the Western Hemisphere where skies were clear.
First we had a Super Moon to worry about, then a Blood Moon, and now a Black Moon? What's going on?
Similar to a blue moon, a black moon is the second new moon of the month.
This September ends with the eerily named black moon rising. On Friday night, watch for this relatively rare lunar event ? something that hasn’t happened since March 2014, according to AccuWeather. So you’re probably wondering what ...