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Harvest Moon This Weekend: Late But Still Gorgeous

See the Special Effects of the Harvest Moon
Just as the sun is setting in the west this weekend, look to the east and see the harvest moon and Jupiter rising.
(Image: © Starry Night Software)

This weekend's full moon will be a somewhat special one in

The moon officially turns full when it reaches that spot in

It turns out that this full moon is also the one that comes closest

Between 1970 and 2050, there are 18 years when the harvest

Not a few people are under the impression that the harvest

For example, at New York City, moonrise on Oct. 3 is at 5:58

In actuality, the night-to-night difference is greatest for

The reason for this seasonal circumstance is that the moon

In contrast, for those living in the Southern Hemisphere, the ecliptic at this time of year appears to

Interestingly, for those who live near 60-degrees north latitude, the

Joe Rao serves as an

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