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A Rare New Year’s Eve “Blue Moon” To Ring In The New Year Of 2010

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Alicia Chang / Associated Press – December 29, 2009

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Once in a blue moon there is one on New Year’s Eve. Revelers ringing in 2010 will be treated to a so-called blue moon. According to popular definition, a blue moon is the second full moon in a month. But don’t expect it to be blue – the name has nothing to do with the color of our closest celestial neighbor.

A full moon occurred on Dec. 2. It will appear again on Thursday in time for the New Year’s countdown.

“If you’re in Times Square, you’ll see the full moon right above you. It’s going to be that brilliant,” said Jack Horkheimer, director emeritus of the Miami Space Transit Planetarium and host of a weekly astronomy TV show.

The New Year’s Eve blue moon will be visible in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Africa. For partygoers in Australia and Asia, the full moon does not show up until New Year’s Day, making January a blue moon month for them.

However, the Eastern Hemisphere can celebrate with a partial lunar eclipse on New Year’s Eve when part of the moon enters the Earth’s shadow. The eclipse will not be visible in the Americas.

A full moon occurs every 29.5 days, and most years have 12. On average, an extra full moon in a month – a blue moon – occurs every 2.5 years. The last time there was a lunar double take was in May 2007. New Year’s Eve blue moons are rarer, occurring every 19 years. The last time was in 1990; the next one won’t come again until 2028.

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: God willing, I’ll be back next year… – SJH

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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20091229/D9CT6H701.html

Written by Steven John Hibbs

December 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm

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  1. To tell the truth it is a PSYOP in order for the American Govt. and Globalists’ to Start Controlling Citizens’ Travel!

    Martial Law Con Game
    Infowars.com
    January 3, 2009
    Prior to the underwear bomber incident on Christmas, the House of Representatives tabled legislation to “reform” the Constitution nullifying Patriot Act. On December 16, nine days before the patsy Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was delivered to the airport in Amsterdam by his handler, Congress decided to shuffle the law off into the New Year.
    Wayne Madsen tells Russia Today the false flag non-attack will be used to push “Patriot Act 3.0.”
    Many of the Patriot Act provisions were set to expire on January 1st.
    David Kravets wrote for Wired at the time:
    Under Wednesday’s action, the NSL-reform [National Security Letters] vote is also delayed until the New Year. And the three expiring provisions will remain in force at least through February. The extension came as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) balked at a Senate plan to include Patriot Act amendments into a $636 billion Pentagon funding measure, saying doing so would create “revolt on the left.”
    In fact, the so-called “left” in Congress is as dedicated to implementing the government’s control grid as the “right.” The only difference is that Democrats engage in more hand-wringing over the legislation.
    So-called liberal Democrats have pushed for renewal of the police state law, including the former Saturday Night Live comedian Al Franken, now a Democrat from Minnesota.
    Judge Napolitano comments on the unconstitutionality of the Patriot Act.
    “Heightened terrorist activity in recent days and months — from the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day to the shootings at Fort Hood, to the murder of a Saudi Arabian border guard by Yemeni insurgents, reveal that our need for robust intelligence gathering tools has not diminished since 9/11,” declared Republican Congressman Dan Lungren on December 31.
    The false flag terror operation above Detroit will be used to squelch any opposition to renewing the Patriot Act in February.
    Funny how things work.
    Check out what Government is doing behind your back at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VebOTc-7shU

    Btok

    January 4, 2010 at 8:41 pm


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