Astronomer David Reneke from Australasian Science magazine said it was rare for the event to happen on New Year’s Eve – another blue moon will not fall on the last day of the year until 2028. The event has an added significance – it comes just months after the world celebrated the 40th anniversary of man landing on the moon in July.
Signs and wonders, people, signs and wonders. What does that augur for 2010? It seems the Americans will get it too.