Rare full moon to appear in Bay Area sky on Friday the 13th

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Friday night will mark a rare occurrence in the sky. A full moon will appear above the earth on Friday the 13th for the first time since 2000.

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It's been almost 19 years since the last spotting and another 30 years pass before the next.

One positive side-effect of our current heat wave is the lack of clouds. You can view the Harvest/Micromoon from anywhere in the Bay Area when it rises above the horizon at 7:36 p.m. Friday. And you won't need a jacket or blanket when venturing outside.

The moon reaches 100 percent at 9:32 p.m.

Clouds gather near the coast as the moon sets at 6:13 a.m. Saturday.

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