No, the moon won't actually turn blue tonight. Despite its a name, a blue moon actually refers to the second full moon in a calendar month. The last one appeared in August 2012 and the next one is predicted for 2018.
Unlike other celestial occurrences - such as the annual Perseid meteor shower- that are difficult to spot in Toronto, catching this lunar phenomenon is easy. If the sky is clear, as Paul Mortfield from the David Dunlap Observatory told the Toronto Star, simply look up and you should be able to see it.
For now though, enjoy the blue moon on what's looking to be a hot summer night. Maybe one of these rooftop patios will be a good spot to catch it.
by Amy Grief via blogTO