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How to See the October Harvest Moon—First in Almost a Decade - National Geographic

The lunar orb rising on Thursday night marks the closest full moon to the fall equinox. Here's why that matters. Picture of the harvest moon in New York City. View Images. The harvest moon hangs amid the New York City skyline in 2016. Photograph by ...and more »

The Harvest Moon rises tonight. Here's where skies will be clear to see it. - Washington Post

A sure sign that fall is here: The Harvest Moon will rise on Thursday night. Every full moon has a name rooted in various cultures and traditions. The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. Usually it occurs in September, but it ...and more »

Harvest Moon 2017 Shines Tonight Amid Planetary Show -

Astrophotographer Jason Go sent in a photo of the Harvest Moon taken in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on Sept. 8, 2014. Credit: Jason Go. October's full Harvest Moon will shine all night tonight (Oct. 5) while passing by — or fully covering — Neptune in ...and more »

What is the Harvest Moon and Why Is It Late This Year? - Newsweek

On Thursday, October 5, the moon will once again be full, with all of its sunlit side visible from Earth. Usually, October's full moon is known as the Hunter's Moon, in honor of deer-hunting season. But this year, thanks to a quirk in celestial ...and more »

Get ready for the first October harvest moon in nearly a decade - New York Daily News

The first October harvest moon in nearly a decade is set to take place on Thursday night. (Arian Schuessler/ASSOCIATED PRESS). BY Caitlyn Hitt. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Thursday, October 5, 2017, 1:51 PM. Don't miss it! On Thursday those living in the ...and more »

Harvest Moon To Rise On Oct. 5: What Makes It So Special, And What Time Should You Look Up? - Tech Times

The 2017 harvest moon will rise on Oct. 5, Thursday, and interest in the phenomenon continues America's fascination with celestial bodies this year. What is the harvest moon, and what time will it appear in the sky? Here are all the details that you ...and more »

Full 'harvest moon' October 2017: When to see the full moon rise on Thursday, Oct. 5 (10/5/2017) -

Ready to see the full October harvest moon? Here's what an earlier harvest moon looked like as it rose above a farm in Hillsborough. (Star-Ledger file photo). The next full moon of 2017 won't be a supermoon, but it will be a somewhat rare October ...and more »

October Harvest Moon - The Inquisitr

If you were lucky enough to catch the rare harvest moon last night you were one of the many in the northern hemisphere to witness such a sight. The occurrence of a harvest moon appearing between Sept. 7 and Oct. 8 is roughly one-in-four. The last time ...and more »

What a harvest moon actually is, and what makes tonight's so unusual - Business Insider

By definition, the harvest moon is the full moon that occurs closest to the first day of autumn. In fact, that's how it got its name. In the early days, Farmers would harvest crops day and night. Before electricity, a full moon offered the best light ...and more »

The full harvest moon rises tonight - (blog)

The Harvest Moon is one of the most well-known full moons of the year and is the name given to the full moon closest to the Autumnal Equinox. This usually occurs in September, but on occasion, it can fall in October ...and more »