They are usually the second full Moon during the same month - the first being on October 1 - and can be seen every two to three years. The last Halloween full moon appeared was in the 2001 Central and Pacific time zones. And our next Halloween full Moon will not occur until 2039. During that time the first "Blue Moon" took place on 31 January and the second on 31 March. Having said that, what we call a Blue Moon appears pale grey and white - just like the Moon on any other night. There were two such occasions in the year 2018 when the incident of "Blue Moon" occurred.
Pop culture may make it seem like every Halloween is a Full Moon with werewolves jumping out of the shadows. A blue moon was previously known as the third or fourth full moon in a single season, referring to a tropical year as opposed to a calendar year.
When the phrase "once in a blue moon" was coined, it meant something very rare that you would be lucky (or unlucky) to see in your life, according to NASA. In 1883, the eruption of Krakatoa shot so many "volcanic aerosol" materials into the sky that it scattered "certain wavelengths of light, leaving the moon tinged an unusual aquamarine at the edge", the Post reported. That meant, not only was the vibe that year all-around spooky, but the rare full moon really sealed the deal.
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And the expression "once in a blue moon"?
On average, blue moons appear on Halloween once every 19 years and are only visible to those who live in certain time zones.
"It gets even better in that Saturday is also the date that the distant dim planet Uranus is at opposition to the sun.so Uranus is closest to the Moon that night also", the society added. A full moon does not need special equipment to observe unless you want to clearly watch the surface and craters.