FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — There will be another full moon to light up the night sky on Halloween.
Believe it or not, this will be the first full moon seen around the globe on Halloween in 76 years!
According to NASA, it’ll be a rare blue moon but it will not actually appear blue in color.
Did you know that there's a full Moon this Halloween? This won't happen again until 2039! This full Moon is called the Hunter's Moon. It is also a "Blue Moon", the 2nd full Moon of the month. It's also a Micromoon, the smallest full #Moon of 2020, since it's farthest away. #cawx pic.twitter.com/wWANNWF1ey
— NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) October 29, 2020
The term blue moon, is typically known as the second full moon of a calendar month.
The moon will appear full Friday night through Sunday night.
It will be at its peak on Saturday, October 31 at 10:49 a.m. EDT.
The best opportunity to view the moon will be Friday night and early Saturday night when the sky will be clear.
If you plan to check out the Halloween moon, you may notice a reddish dot to the right of the moon.
That will be Mars which will be visible in the night sky through at least early November.
According to NASA, a full moon will not occur on Halloween again until 2039.