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#SkyWitness7: Rare October Harvest Moon in tonight’s sky

Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 8:38 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

The rare October Harvest Moon is in the sky tonight.

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The Harvest Moon — the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox — usually happens in September. But this year it casts its glow in the Northern Hemisphere in October.

>>All you need to know about the rare October Harvest Moon

This is because September already had a full moon on Sept. 5-6, and the autumnal equinox happened on Sept. 22, according to Earthsky.com.