This is an image of a "Blue" Moon from the Partial Lunar Eclipse of 2009 December, as seen from southwestern Ireland. There are two Full Moon phases in October. The first Full Moon, which is also the annual Harvest Moon, occurs on October 1 at 5:05 p.m. EDT / 21:05 UTC. The second Full Moon of October, the annual Hunter's Moon and sometimes referred to as a "Blue" Moon, occurs on the Cross-Quarter Day of Halloween at 10:49 a.m. EDT / 14:49 UTC (which is the smallest Full Moon of 2020).
October 31 will also mark the launch from Cape Canaveral of the first NASA / SpaceX operational (non-demonstration) Crew Dragon mission to the International Space Station, with Crew-1: NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker and Japan's Soichi Noguchi. More info: Link >>> https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-spacex-to-launch-first-commercial-crew-rotation-mission-to-international-space-station
The October 31 Full Moon satisfies one of two definitions of a "Blue" Moon: the second Full Moon in a calendar month. The original, classic definition of a "Blue" Moon is the third Full Moon in a calendar season with four Full Moon phases. It should be noted that the term "Blue" Moon is not an astronomical term, but promulgated in the 19th century by the Maine Farmer's Almanac--and, the color of the Full Moon rarely has a blue tint.
(Image Sources: Wikipedia.org, By Codybird - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8877938)
Astronomical Calendar for 2020 October ---
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