Weather Tidbits: Harvest Moon

This Weather Tidbits checks out the harvest moon. The harvest moon is the closest full moon to the autumn equinox. It’s name comes from the extra moonlight received after sunset which aided farmers to harvest the summer-grown crops. The moonrises lags the shortest from one day to another giving off multiple full moons during the harvest moon. The moon may look orange which is due to its location on the horizon and but also make it look bigger too.

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