Harvest Moon Reaches Its Peak

14 September, 2011 at 08:17 | Posted in Nature, Science | Leave a comment
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By Ginger Chan
Epoch Times Staff

When the sun sets this evening in the Northern hemisphere, look to the horizon for a special celestial treat—the harvest moon.

The harvest moon is the name given to the full moon that occurs closest to the autumn equinox, which happens on Sept. 23 this year. In most years, the harvest moon takes place in September, but one-third of instances occur in October.

Read more: Harvest Moon Reaches Its Peak | Science | Epoch Times

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