May 26, 2018

Harvest Moon; an Update.

Note: you can see the resulting image mentioned at the SpaceWeather link at the end of the article.

This morning in Seminole Florida dawned mostly clear, and I decided to have a go at some early morning Astrophotography.

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Astro-Event of the Week: September 16th-22nd: The Harvest Moon.

This months’ Full Moon is the most well known: the Harvest Moon.

Contrary to popular myth, this moon is not the largest or brightest moon visible during the year; it is merely the closest full moon to the Autumnal Equinox. In days of yore, the Harvest Moon gave farmers a few extra hours of illumination in a season of dwindling twilight to bring in their crops. [Read more...]