Rare blue moon to grace the halloween sky

Can we agree that there are few things that sound creepier on Halloween than a full moon? Of course, we mean “good” scary.

This year, a blue moon will hit Halloween – and this is the first blue moon we will see for the last time on 31 March 2018.

If you’re thinking, the blue moon is not blue at all – unless you’re talking about it other Blue Moon, which we will fill you soon. According to meteorologist Paul Gross, the most popular definition is a blue moon, when two full moons appear in the same month.

“We will have full moons on October 1 and 31, which means we will have a blue moon on Halloween,” Gross said.

This year, a harvest moon will cross the sky on 1 October. It refers to the full, bright moon that is closest to the onset of autumn. On the last day of the month a full moon is followed and then Halloween becomes the Blue Moon.

There were some people in the Central and Pacific time zones who got together to trick-or-treat by the light of a full moon in 2001, but a Halloween full moon has not appeared to people in all time zones since 1944, accordingly. Farmer Almanac Even when a moon is not technically considered full, it can still appear full of the naked eye, so there is a good chance you have seen a moon that has some trick-or-treating About 98% complete on nights.

Astronomers predict later this year, we won’t see a 100%-illuminated Halloween full moon until 2039. After this, he says that we will see it in the years 2058, 2077 and 2096.

The second full moon that we mentioned earlier, which will be Incredibly Rare to watch on Halloween, refers to when huge wildfires or major volcanic eruptions occur that cause the moon to take on a dull or lavender color, with soot and ash particles being proposed high into the Earth’s atmosphere. after.

Or perhaps even a supermoon, which can appear 14% to 30% brighter than a normal full moon, would actually make a holiday.

Either way, this Halloween moon will be a rare event, so make sure you take a look, regardless of your plans.


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