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LUENEBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 07: The supermoon is seen in the night sky on April 07, 2020 in Lueneburg, Germany. The supermoon is visible as the full moon coincides with the satellite in its closest approach to Earth, which makes it appear brighter and larger than other full moons. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

A full harvest moon and a full hunter’s blue Halloween moon bookend a month of meteor showers in the skies over Charlotte. Because what else could surprise us in 2020?

The second full moon of the month is called a blue moon. October 31st is Halloween and it just so happens that the two are going to link up.

This Thursday, October 1, will be the month’s first full moon. Throughout the month there will be three meteor showers, including one that’s known for spitting fire.

Halloween full moons occur every 19 years in what’s known as a Metonic cycle, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, and it won’t happen again until 2039. Now the saying “once in a blue moon” is starting to make a lot of sense!

Of course the “once in a blue moon” is happening in 2020!

Read more here.

 

Source: Patch