Spooky "Friday The 13th" Coincides With Rare Full Moon Tonight

Spooky "Friday The 13th" Coincides With Rare Full Moon Tonight

Spooky "Friday The 13th" Coincides With Rare Full Moon Tonight 

New Delhi: The spooky Friday the 13th is here and it coincides with Rare Full Moon. 

What is Friday the 13th?

According to the western superstition, Friday the 13th is considered an inauspicious occasion, in which spooky occurrences takes places. 

In order to make this even fishier..this Friday the 13th is coinciding with a full moon after 13 years! The event had occurred last time on Friday the 13th since January 2006. 

This fool moon also called a harvest or corn moon, will be a rare event which can be witnessed tonight. Also, today's full moon will be a micromoon - which means it will be at apogee - the farthest point from Earth.

Many people choose not to do important things on this day. Travel, marriages, and big purchases are generally avoided due to the superstitions attached with Friday the 13th.  For a month to have a Friday the 13th, it must begin with a Sunday.

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Why Friday the 13th is considered unlucky?

 A school of thought believes that the fear of Friday the 13th stem from early Christianity. Jesus Christ was crucified on a Friday, and Judas, who betrayed him, was the thirteenth guest to join the table during the Last Supper.

What are the superstitions attached to Friday the 13th?

The number 13th is considered unlucky. Many people have fear of number 13 has, it's called 'triskaidekaphobia'. 

Many high-rise apartments do not have floor number 13. They instead, prefer to name it as floor no. 12 B or simply skip numbering it as 13th floor. 

 

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