It simply would not be 2020 if we didn't have some type of unusual occurrence to make Halloween night more spooky than usual. Don't worry, 2020 has it covered.

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Halloween night will be illuminated by a blue moon, the second full moon in a month.

The relatively rare occurrence happens once every two and a half years on average, according to NASA's National Space Science Data Center.

Every month has a full moon, but because the lunar cycle and the calendar year aren't perfectly synched, about every three years we wind up with two in the same calendar month.
The rare occurrence of a blue moon seems on par for the surreal show that 2020 has become. This is the first instance of a blue moon in America since March 2018. It is also the first time a Halloween full moon will appeared in United States time zones since 1944, per the Farmers' Almanac.

The last Halloween full moon occurred in 2001 but, could only be seen by people in Central and Pacific time zones. This once in a blue moon event will be visible in South Jersey. After all, it is 2020.

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