December 'Cold Moon' to rise on 12/12 at 12:12 a.m.

Every calendar year features 12 or 13 full moons courtesy of the lunar cycle.

Each of them has a special name, ranging from the Wolf Moon to the Strawberry Moon to the Beaver Moon. 

December's full moon actually has two nicknames: "Cold Moon" and "Long Night's Moon."

According to Farmers' Almanac, this is because the winter solstice begins in December, signifying colder temperatures, shorter days and longer, darker nights.

But this year's Cold Moon is particularly special. 

That's because it is going to rise on December 12th at 12:12 a.m.

In other words, it'll come up on 12-12 at 12:12. Talk about something you don't see every day! 

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