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Rare full moon on Friday the 13th

QMI Agency


At least one strange thing happened on Friday the 13th — the appearance of a so-called Honey Moon, which hasn't been seen since the year 2000 and won't be back again until 2049.

It's when Friday the 13th coincides with a full moon.



According to the Weather Network, there can only be a maximum of three Friday the 13ths in a year and the dozen full moons in a year can fall on any day, on any date. So all the stars have to be aligned, so to speak, for a Honey Moon, also called a Rose Moon or a Strawberry Moon, to occur.

The moon turned full just after midnight Friday for those in the Atlantic and Eastern time zones of the northern hemisphere, said.

The Honey Moon phenomenon happens on average every 14 or so years, but the interval to the next one is 35 years.




Did you catch a glimpse of the rare Honey Moon?

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