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

For sky-watchers in the Northern Hemisphere, the October full moon is pulling off a celestial trick that will be a real treat. On Thursday night, the sky will be aglow with this year's harvest moon—the first time a full moon bearing this moniker has ...and more »

Harvest Moon 2017 Shines Tonight Amid Planetary Show -

October's full Harvest Moon will shine all night tonight (Oct. 5) while passing by — or fully covering — Neptune in some parts of the world. In the predawn hours, you'll get another celestial show with Mars and Venus close together in the eastern sky ...and more »

Here's when to watch tonight's harvest moon — and what makes it so special - Business Insider

Don't forget to look outside at sunset tonight. The 2017 harvest moon will rise just after the sun sets on October 5, appearing in the waning light. This particular moon tends to appear massive and often takes on a reddish-orange color, not unlike a ...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 »

Harvest Moon 2017: When is it and why is it so late? - The Independent

Stargazers across the UK will get the chance to see the harvest moon this week – as the celestial event is unusually late in the year. The harvest moon is traditionally seen as the first full moon after the Autumnal Equinox, which was on 22 September ...and more »

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

What is a harvest moon? 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 ...and more »

An incredible harvest moon will light up the skies tonight - IrishCentral

The closest full moon to the fall equinox, the Harvest Moon used to mark the time of year when crops were brought home for the winter. This Thursday night, keep your eyes to the skies to see the spectacular Harvest Moon, a special full moon that only ...and more »

Night of the Full Harvest Moon: Rare Astronomical Phenomenon to Occur October 5 - Sputnik International

An astronomical phenomenon of a full moon near the autumnal equinox, also known as the full 'harvest moon,' will manifest itself to sky watchers in some parts of the Earth on Thursday night, October 5. This October's full Harvest Moon will be visible ...and more »

Berkeley County drug arrests part of multi-agency heroin operation | PHOTO GALLERY - ABC NEWS 4

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — (Editor's note: this story has been updated to correct the arresting charges for a suspect named herein. A full explanation can be found in the body of the story below the person's name.) ------------------------- The ...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 »