It wasn't actually blue, but the full moon still captured the attention of many this weekend. The next blue moon is not due to take place until 2023.
This month's full moon is also called a "blue moon"—although our natural satellite will not actually change color.
This August's full moon is also known as a sturgeon moon, because Native American tribes once considered this time of year a prime time for catching the fish.
A full moon on Halloween occurs approximately every 19 years, with the feat last happening in 2001.
As it flies past, the space rock will be travelling at a speed of around 36,000 miles per hour.
The full moon that occurs closest to the fall equinox is traditionally dubbed the "Harvest Moon."
This is the first Full Corn Moon for three years.
On October 31, Uranus will be at its closest point to Earth.
A rare seasonal "blue moon" will take place on May 18. The next one won't be until August 2021.
There are two definitions of "blue moon." Neither involve the moon actually turning blue.
The moon will glow big, bright—and red.
Three separate lunar events will coincide next week.
The second supermoon of the month will glow a spectacular red.
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