Tomorrow Will Bring a Full Snow Moon, a Lunar Eclipse, and a Comet… All on the Same Day

Tomorrow we set to see a full snow moon and a lunar eclipse and a comet — all on the same day.

Full moons have names for each month, and February’s is typically called the “snow moon” because February is the month that typically gets the most snow. Because the lunar moon cycle is 29 days, every 19 years February has no full moon at all.

Not true for this year. Not only will February have a “snow moon,” but on the same day a penumbral lunar eclipse is set to occur. This happens when the sun, earth, and moon align in a straight line.

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