Big South Fork hosting program to celebrate ‘blue moon’

Paul Lewis, director of UT’s planetarium and space science outreach, will lead an exploration of the blue moon–the second full moon in a calendar month–later this week. Lewis, along with rangers from the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will celebrate this occurrence during an 8:00 p.m. program July 31 at the Bandy Creek Visitor Center. The park is located on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Several media outlets featured this news including the Lexington Herald-Leader, Morganton County News, WJHL News Channel 11WDEF News 12, Local 8 Now, WATE-TV Channel 6, and the Daily Journal.

Lewis is based in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.