RARE MOON on unlucky Friday the 13th

The full Harvest Moon will illuminate Maryland..
Harvest Moon Facts
Posted at 7:30 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 10:59:29-04

BALTIMORE — Our nearest full Moon to the Autumnal Equinox makes it's debut to the Maryland sky starting Thursday night through early Sunday morning.

The moon is known as the Harvest Moon for the harvest of Summer crops going into the Fall season ahead.

According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, this year's Harvest Moon coincidentally falls on the unluckiest day of the year, Friday the 13th. The last time this happened in the eastern time zone was on June 13, 2014. This was also a superstitious Friday.

Harvest Moon Photo Credit To Maryland Dept. of Agriculture

The Old Farmer's Almanac claims the next full moon on Friday the 13th will occur nationwide 30 years from now on August 13, 2049.

So for those of you with superstitions avoid the black cats, sidewalk cracks, and staying out after 2 a.m.. Happy sky-watching!!