The New Moon Black Moon


Stargazers every where might see............ NOTHING!

Hilarious but... That doesn't mean it won't have an effect on us. Science says "Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%."

So If the moon effects the tides and 'water' on earth... check out the difference in the tides for the 'Black Moon'


The term "black moon" is an old nickname given to the second new moon in a given calendar month. If you remember your moon phases, you know a new moon occurs when the sun's light falls on the far side of the moon we don't see. It's essentially the opposite of a full moon.

The western hemisphere is getting a second new moon Wednesday, July 31 just before the calendar flips to August.

Making the celestial happening all the more intriguing is that this black moon comes when the moon is near its closest point to our planet along its orbit of Earth (the orbit is not a perfect circle). This is called perigee syzygy or more commonly, a supermoon. "

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CNN Reports: "What will I see during a black moon?

Honestly, probably nothing.
A black moon is really just a new moon, the only real significance is that it's the second one. So you won't even see the moon, because it will blend in with the sky. The moon is also going to be a supermoon, meaning the moon will appear bigger than usual because it's closer to the Earth, but because it's a new moon you still won't be able to really see it.
If you wanted this experience to sound even cooler, you could call it a "black super new moon."
But a darker sky does make for better stargazing, and as luck would have it, the Milky Way is best seen in late summer. So if you can get yourself away from the city and its light pollution, you'll be in luck."

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As it turns out you may be able to see meteor showers better, so if we have clear skies, look up☺
Moonless nights will make the spectacle of the annual Perseid meteor shower even more scintillating this weekend for much of the world between August 2 and August 4.

The shower will actually peak with the most number of meteors during the early morning hours of August 11, 12 and 13 --
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