The full moon visible on October 31 is called the blue moon because it is the second full moon of the same month-after the harvest month from October 1 to October 3. In very rare cases, the full moon will be visible to the whole world, not just a part of it, on Halloween in 2020 since World War II.
Astronomer and former planetarium curator Jeffrey Hunt told me: “When I was teaching, my high school students thought that a full moon would happen every Halloween. Even though pop culture decorations did make it look like that, But not quite. He said that the last Halloween full moon in the world occurred in 1944. He wrote about the incident on his website “The Curves Line Up.” Hunter said that in 1955, there were some The place has a Halloween full moon, but does not include western North America and western Pacific.
Although this year’s Halloween full moon is visible all over the world, this does not mean that every citizen will have a vision. Residents of North and South America, Africa, all of Europe and most parts of Asia will see it. But while Western Australians will see it, people in the central and eastern regions of the country will not.
Do you know the time zone? Hunter said: “Except for those times east of the (GMT) +8 time zone, every time zone has daylight saving time, or (GMT) +9 time zone without daylight saving time.
Want to see the Halloween full moon? The whole stage is very bright, it doesn’t matter whether you are in a crowded city or on a farm. And you don’t need expensive equipment.
Hunter said: “Go out and take a look.”
However, don’t be surprised if you take a Halloween moon photo with your phone, but the photo does not match what you see.
Hunter admitted: “When shooting the moon with a smartphone, the results may be disappointing.” “The telephoto attachment will help make the moon bigger.”
If you are too busy watching horror movies (or doing anything like a trick or treatment of the coronavirus), you must wait until 2039 for another global full moon.
Hunter said: “Of course, in the intervening years, the full moon will occur in October, not on Halloween.” Before that, the full moon in your area may appear. It just won’t be seen in the world.
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