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PICTURES: Blue moon spotted Tuesday night

Seasonal Blue Moon (Source: Christine Poppe White) Seasonal Blue Moon (Source: Christine Poppe White)
(Source: April Keeton Mincks) (Source: April Keeton Mincks)
(Source: April Keeton Mincks) (Source: April Keeton Mincks)
(Source: Sarah Whitmer) (Source: Sarah Whitmer)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The saying goes…"once in a blue moon," and it just so happens that rare sight occurred Tuesday night.

A seasonal blue moon hasn't happened in nearly three years.

Technically this full moon isn't really blue, but it does put off a tint of blue over the skies.

The next seasonal blue moon isn't expected to happen again until May 2016.

Did you snap pictures of the blue moon? Send them to pics@wect.com.

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