Technically, it's the third full moon in a season with four full moons. Most people also refer to the second full moon in a calendar month as a blue moon.
A blue moon is full moon that occurs as the second full moon in a given month. Blue moons are not typically blue in color — The use of blue moon began when a writer made a mistake. It was something about a Blue Moon Lights up the sky (not positive about headline) but looks like it stuck.
A blue moon is the appearance of the third full moon in a season that has four full moons, instead of the usual three. It is never visually blue. Because a blue moon occurs only every two or three years, the term blue moon is used colloquially to mean a rare event, as in the phrase "once in a blue moon".
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