If you’re superstitious, then it would only make sense that 2020 has 13 full moons.
The next, a full Harvest Moon will rise Thursday night, kicking off October. The month will end with another full moon on Halloween, known as blue Hunter’s Moon.READ MORE: Large Fight At Park In Natomas Leaves 1 Man Dead
A Harvest Moon is a full moon that happens close to the autumn equinox, which this year came on September 22. A Harvest Moon can rise in both September or October.Palo Alto Woman Alexandra Souverneva Accused Of Starting Fawn Fire In Shasta County
A Hunter’s Moon, which is also known as a blood moon, usually happens in October. According to legend, it’s the time of year when hunters tracked and killed prey by autumn moonlight to store meat for the winter.
A blue moon is simply the second full moon to rise in one month and does not actually appear to be blue. But a full blue Hunter’s Moon is a rather rare sight. Blue moons happen about every three years, or “once in a blue moon.”MORE NEWS: Reality Sets In For Fawn Fire Evacuees In Shasta County
So what does it all mean? Superstition surrounds full moons and numbers, such as 13 being unlucky and full moons giving rise to crazy behavior. If you’re a believer, a full blue Hunter’s Moon should just be another event in an already crazy year.