The spookiest time of the year is finally here and witches and ghouls will be coming out to play.
This year’s Halloween celebrations will obviously be different and have to adhere to social distancing restrictions.
But that hasn't stopped one rare phenomenon occurring – as 2020 is far from usual.
A full moon on Halloween is a rarity, only occurring once every 19 years on average, The Express reported.
The full moon on Halloween is the second of the month – known as a Blue Moon.
It will make the Pagan Holiday all the more eerie.
According to NASA, the term Blue Moon has volcanic roots.
The space agency said: “The term Blue Moon is believed to have originated in 1883 after the eruption of Krakatoa.
"The volcano put so much dust in the atmosphere that the Moon actually looked blue in colour.
"This was so unusual that the term ‘once in a Blue Moon’ was coined."
The eruption of Krakatoa is believed to be the loudest sound ever – as it was ruptured the eardrums of people 40 miles away.
Despite the name, the Blue Moon is not actually blue – but it is still a sight to behold.
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It is the second full moon of the month – following on from the Hunters Moon earlier in October.
A Hunters Moon gets its name from the Native Americans who would use the Moon to hunt and stock up ahead of brutal winters.
Spiritually speaking, the moon is supposed to encourage you to hunt your dreams.
As we don’t tend to hunt for food in this country, the moon will be there as a reminder to pursue your goals.
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Satin Crystals told the Express: “As times have changed, most of us are no longer hunters of our meat. Many people don't even eat meat.
"Yet, everyone can still enjoy the modern benefits of the Hunter Moon vibrations.
"Spiritually, the Hunter Moon is about capturing your dreams.
"October of 2020 is a month in which you need to get up, get going, and grab your goals full force.”
Halloween has roots as a pagan religious festival originating from the ancient Celtics.
It is celebrated as we usher in the “dark” half of the year, traditionally, and to honour the dead.
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