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Keep Your Eyes On The Sky For Some Unusual Celestial Events

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 A rare "Blue Moon" will be visible in southeast Michigan.  The moon won't actually appear blue, but gets it's name because it is only visible every 2 to 3 years.

I had the chance to speak to the director of the Sherzer Observatory at Eastern Michigan University, Norbert Vance and he shares information on a number of interesting things visible right now in the night sky.

Sherzer Observatory will be open this evening from 9pm to midnight for views of the lovely moonrise, Saturn in the large telescope, and even a flyover of the International Space Station across the southern sky at 10:20pm. It's all free and open to the public.

Lisa Barry was a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU.
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