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Rare Full Moon to Appear on Christmas Day

How the moon will appear on Christmas, 2015. Credits: NASA/Goddard/Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
How the moon will appear on Christmas, 2015.
Credits: NASA/Goddard/Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

VICTOR VALLEY:(VVNG.com)- It’s been nearly 40 years since a full moon brightened the night sky on Christmas Day. The last full moon recorded on Christmas Day was back in 1977. That will be coming to an end this Friday, December 25, 2015.

According to Nasa, December’s full moon the last of the year, is called the Full Cold Moon because it occurs during the beginning of winter. The moon’s peak this year will occur at 6:11 a.m. EST.

So be sure to grab your cameras, look up to the skies and capture the rare and beautiful moon. You can also email us your best photos by sending an email to news@vvng.com.

The next Christmas full moon will not happen until 2034, so be sure to grab your cameras. Take a look up at the skies and capture the rare and beautiful moon. You can also email us your best photos by sending an email to news@vvng.com.

“As we look at the moon on such an occasion, it’s worth remembering that the moon is more than just a celestial neighbor,” said John Keller, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. “The geologic history of the moon and Earth are intimately tied together such that the Earth would be a dramatically different planet without the moon.”

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