LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The 12 months that simply gained’t give up in fact may have 13 full moons.
A full Harvest Moon will rise Thursday evening, kicking off October, which is able to finish with one other full moon on Halloween generally known as blue Hunter’s Moon.
A full moon that occurs near the autumn equinox, which this 12 months got here on Sept. 22, is called a Harvest Moon and may rise in each September or October. A Hunter’s Moon, which is often known as a blood moon, often occurs in October. In line with folklore, the identify stems from the primary nations of North America for the time of 12 months when hunters tracked and killed prey by autumn moonlight to stockpile meals for the winter.
In the meantime, a blue moon is just the second full moon to rise in a single month and doesn’t truly seem like blue. However a full blue Hunter’s Moon is a somewhat uncommon sight. Blue moons occur about each three years, or “as soon as in a blue moon.”
So what does all of it imply? There are various myths and theories on the subject of full moons and numbers, resembling 13 being an unfortunate quantity and full moons giving rise to loopy conduct. However a full blue Hunter’s Moon ought to simply be one other occasion in an already eventful — and a few say exhausting — 2020.