A rare Friday, the 13th harvest moon, inspired the sky observers.
The full moon is the first to occur on Friday, the 13th, for nearly 20 years, and that time will not recur for 30 years.
According to the almanac of the old farmer, the harvest moon is the full moon, which is closest to the beginning of autumn or autumn equinox.
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The last time a full moon occurred on Friday, October 13, 2000, said the almanac. The annual journal notes that the rare event will not reappear until August 13, 2049.
The rare event triggered many "spooky" rumors in social media.
The harvest moon is named after the harvest season with which it coincides.
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"Farmers can work in the moonlight until late at night," NASA said in a blog post. "The harvest moon is an old European name for this full moon. The Oxford English Dictionary cites the year 1706 for the first published use of the name.
NASA also noted that this particular moon is important to many cultures. "Many cultures have holidays associated with this moon, including the Mid-Autumn Festival in some East Asian countries and Chuseok in Korea." Almanac.
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