Greeting the Full, Harvest Moon
Â This Year, the Harvest Moon is Full Less Than a Day fromÂ Perigee. This Will Make the Moon Appear Much Larger on the Horizon. Find More Information on 2014’s ‘Supermoons’ here.
The Harvest Moon will rise near 100% full on Monday, September 8th, 2014 atÂ 6:49 PM EDT and set at 5:42 AM EDT on September 9th. The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the Autumnal Equinox, on September 23rd. This year, the Harvest Moon will appear larger than usual, as the moon is full less than one day from perigee.
A Pair of Canada Geese Greet the Full, Harvest Moon
The Harvest Moon ushers in a change of seasons. Geese are flocking and heading south, days are becoming noticeably shorter and nights are growing longer. Autumn is just around the corner now. Do you feel ready for fall?Â Learn more about the Harvest Moon by visiting theÂ Earth Sky website here, and theÂ Farmer’s Almanac, here.
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