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Rare Halloween full moon to rise over All Hallows' Eve

Next time a full moon appears on Halloween will be 2039
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Posted at 2:14 PM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 17:48:19-04

SALT LAKE CITY — For those looking to make Halloween even creepier in 2020, you're in luck.

On Oct. 31, while ghosts and goblins spread their wicked cheer on Earth, a rare moon will rise above the planet to add even more spookiness to the festivities. It's the first time a full moon has traveled overhead on Halloween since 1944, reports WGHP.

A blue moon is scheduled to rise on the holiday. Of course, the moon will appear as normal with the name referring to it being the second full moon of the calendar month, KFSN reports.

Take a good look when the moon is high above as it won't happen on Halloween for almost two decades. The next time a full moon will rise on Oct. 31 will be 2039.