Harvest Moon and Hunter’s Moon: when to see it this autumn
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Harvest Moon and Hunter’s Moon: when to see it this autumn

Harvest moon: picture by Colin Lennox-Gordon from Echo Camera Club Dorset

Harvest moon: picture by Colin Lennox-Gordon from Echo Camera Club Dorset

With the gorgeous summer weather making a comeback for Bank Holiday weekend, it’s difficult to imagine chilly autumn evenings and darker days.

But those of you who enjoy seeing the moon in all it’s glory, will be pleased to know it’s not long to wait until September’s Harvest Moon.

When is September’s Harvest Moon?

The full moon, which falls closest to the September equinox, is named after the Harvest season.

It will shine on September 14. Traditionally the Harvest Moon comes from when farmers would need to start gathering crops to prepare for the winter months, using the bright light to extend the working d

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