VIDEO: Time-lapse of Halloween 'blue moon' over Bay Area, 1st one since 1944

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The skies gave us the perfect spooky setting for Halloween night known as the Blue Moon.

The phenomenon happens whenever there are two full moons in the same month -- hence the saying "once in a blue moon."

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The last full moon was October 1 - setting us up for this rare event.

It's also the first time a Halloween full moon has appeared for all time zones since 1944, according to Farmers' Almanac. The last time a Halloween full moon appeared was for the Central and Pacific time zones in 2001.

Check out the time-lapse video in the media player above
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