Wednesday, September 22, 2010

A Super Harvest Full Moon Tonite

A Super Harvest Moon Will Be Visible For the First Time in Almost 20 Years on September 22 2010.

The harvest moon is the moon at or about the period of fullness that is nearest to the autumnal equinox. The harvest moon is often mistaken for the modern day hunter's moon.

NASA has released information about the Super Harvest Moon that will be visible on Wednesday night because northern autumn is beginning on the night of a full moon.

Starting at sunset, those in the northern hemisphere will be able to see the full Harvest Moon rising in the east as the sun sets in the west and the two bright lights mixing together will create the Super Harvest Moon.

As the night goes on... the vibrancy of the moon will only get brighter. The autumnal equinox occurs at 11:09pm EDT on Wednesday and is the moment when summer changes to fall. The Harvest Moon can be seen with the planet Jupiter in the sky.

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