The sky celebrates Halloween with a parade seen with the naked eye


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Will enjoy Star Watchers This week seeing the guilty andUranus Facing it (having two celestial objects facing each other), along with a “blue moon” on Halloween, it will be easy to identify both the full moon and Uranus with the naked eye, but astronomy enthusiasts will need a telescope to see comet P1 Neowise, and it will be given a blue moon A wonderful sight for revelers on Halloween night, on Saturday October 31, as it will be visible in all regions, in the night sky.

The first full moon appeared for this month on October 1, while the second full moon will be on October 31, and this cosmic show occurs seven times every 19 years, which means that the world will not see the next show until October 31, 2039, and what makes this event more rare is that it It will appear all over the world for the first time since World War II, since 1944. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with this blue full moon, as the moon will not actually shine in blue, except that it will look bright gray, and the name of the blue moon indicates a very rare occasion Which occurs when a full moon appears twice in the same month, and this year we had a full moon on October 1 and it is called the Harvest Moon.

Previously, NASA explained: “According to modern folklore, a blue moon is the second full moon in a calendar month. Usually the months have one full moon, but sometimes the second moon sneaks out.” She added: “A full moon occurs approximately every 29 days, while it reaches Most months are 30 or 31 days long, so it is possible to contain two full moons in one month. This happens every two and a half years, on average, and if weather permits, you should be able to see it in all its bright shine after dark but try to avoid polluted areas This full moon is referred to by some as the “hunter’s blue moon” because it appears soon enough that Native American tribes gather meat during its appearance to store it for the upcoming winter.

Uranus in the interview

Saturday will also witness an interview with Uranus, which means that it will appear large enough and bright enough to be seen with the naked eye, and the planet will be at its closest distance from our planet where the Earth comes directly between Uranus and the sun, and it takes 84 years for the blue and green planet to orbit around the sun, so it will stay in Its corresponding position for this month and the following month. Look toward the constellation of Cetus, as Uranus will rise in the east at sunset. To locate the constellation, you can download the Sky Survey app.

Comet P1 Neues

It will be possible to see comet P1 Neowise with binoculars, and if you want to follow it, try looking down at the eastern horizon just before dawn with binoculars or a small telescope, and according to Universe Today, P1 Neowise will make a short appearance at dawn in the northern hemisphere in late October. To early November.

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