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The last full moon of the year will show most of its full face to us — weather permitting — Thursday night, but it will be its fullest at 5:11 a.m. CST on Christmas Day, according to

Those of us on Earth see the moon’s beautiful face once a month, but this is the first time since 1977 that we’ve had a full moon on Christmas Day, according to a story by Fox 6.

This is great news because Santa will likely need all the light he can get with all the fog — and unseasonably warm — weather we’ve been having. But if you are counting on any weird things happening, this video by NASA says that’s an old wives tale.


Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.