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December 15, 2015

Full moon collides with Christmas Day for first time in decades

The last one occurred in 1977; another one isn't expected until 2034

While you're scanning the evening sky for Santa's sleigh, notice the full moon. 

According to, NASA has confirmed that there will be a full moon on Christmas Day this year for the first time in 38 years.

The last time a full moon filled the sky on Christmas Day was in 1977, and another one isn't expected until 2034.

The Dec. 25 full moon - also called a cold moon - will peak at around 6:11 a.m. ET, reports.