On Christmas day, look into the sky. Santa will be gone, hopefully. Or else he's running really late. But jolly fat guy aside, you'll see the first full moon in decades.
A full moon hasn't graced the Christmas skies since 1977 -- back when Jimmy Carter was still President and Bill Walton's red afro took over the NBA. You've probably seen tons of pictures of Santa's sleigh riding past a full moon, but they're all lies. Not the part about Santa though. He's real.
According to NASA, the moon's peak will be at 6:11 AM EST on Christmas Day. The next Christmas full moon won't be till 2034, so, you really don't want to miss this. Plus, walking outside for a second will give you a good excuse to get away from relatives.
Just kidding. Relatives are a beautiful Christmas miracle, just like this moon. Embrace them all.
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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and only goes outside for full moons. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow her howling tweets at @karatillie.