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A Rare Christmas Full Moon03:43

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The moon is seen beyond an illuminated star on top of a Christmas tree in Hartley Wintney, 40 miles west of London on December 27, 2012. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)closemore
The moon is seen beyond an illuminated star on top of a Christmas tree in Hartley Wintney, 40 miles west of London on December 27, 2012. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

For the first time since 1977, there will be a full moon on Christmas. It won't happen again until 2034.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks about this astronomical anomaly - and about the year in space exploration - with Kelly Beatty, senior editor of Sky and Telescope.

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  • Kelly Beatty, senior editor of Sky and Telescope.
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