Harvest Moon

An orange "harvest moon" rises over Manassas, Virginia 26 September, 2007. A harvest moon is the full moon that appears nearest to the Autumnal Equinox.  (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

There Is Something Special Going On In The Sky Tonight: The Harvest Moon

The Harvest Moon tends to rise around sunset which often gives it a reddish glow and will set around 6am, shortly before sunrise. The Harvest Moon will turn full at 9:38PM EDT tonight.

09/08/2014

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Weather Blog: Harvest Moon

The Harvest Moon tends to rise earlier than other full moons, so moonrise often occurs around sunset. This often gives the moon a reddish cast, and as it’s rising, it appears very large and imposing.

09/18/2013

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