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Moon that’ll cover sun on August 21 is called a Black Moon | EarthSky.org

Like Blue Moon, Black Moon is a name from folklore. It’s the name for the 3rd of 4 new moons in a season. The August 21 total solar eclipse is caused by such a moon. Some will call it a Black Moon eclipse.

Source: Moon that’ll cover sun on August 21 is called a Black Moon | EarthSky.org

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