A wink from the Harvest Moon

With A Wink The Full Moon Sets Over Grand Haven, photo by David W Behrens I watched the full harvest moon set this morning over the Leland Harbor among some clouds, and then saw this photo that David of David W. Behrens Photography shared from Grand Haven, Michigan. Click through to see more pics from … Continue reading A wink from the Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon on Harvest Gathering

Harvest Moon on Harvest Gathering, photo by Adam Johnson / Brockit, inc This weekend I’m where I am this weekend every year, helping out at the Earthwork Harvest Gathering. One of the photographers who’s helping out is Michigan in Pictures contributor Adam Johnson of Brockit, inc. Follow his work for Harvest on Instagram and also on … Continue reading Harvest Moon on Harvest Gathering

Harvest Moon Eclipse Sunday Night

Harvest Moon over Cornfield, photo by Kevin NASA Science reminds us that this Sunday night (Sep 27) and into the early hours of Monday, the full Harvest Moon will glide through the shadow of Earth, turning the Harvest Moon a golden-red color akin to autumn leaves: The action begins at 9:07 PM Eastern Time on … Continue reading Harvest Moon Eclipse Sunday Night

By the light of the Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon, photo by eyesontheskies Shine on, shine on harvest moon up in the sky, I ain’t had no lovin’ since January, February, June or July Snow time ain’t no time to stay outdoors and spoon, So shine on, shine on harvest moon, for me and my gal. ~Shine On Harvest Moon, Nora Bayes and … Continue reading By the light of the Harvest Moon

Hunter’s Moon, Harvest Moon, Blood Moon, October Moon

Big Sable Moon Rise, photo by Mi Bob The Farmer’s Almanac says that October’s moon is the Full Hunter’s Moon or Full Harvest Moon: This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon. Many moons ago, Native Americans named this bright moon for obvious reasons. The leaves … Continue reading Hunter’s Moon, Harvest Moon, Blood Moon, October Moon

Harvest Moon, Corn Moon, September Moon and the Autumn Equinox

September’s “Corny” Moon, photo by Kevin’s Stuff The Autumnal Equinox took place at 11 PM last night: An equinox occurs twice a year, when the tilt of the Earth’s axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the Sun, the center of the Sun being in the same plane as the Earth’s equator. The term … Continue reading Harvest Moon, Corn Moon, September Moon and the Autumn Equinox

September’s Corn Moon is full tonight!

Reflections of the Moon, photo by TP Mann Space.com’s article on September’s Full Corn Moon says in part: Look up tonight (Sept. 6) to see the Full Corn Moon glowing in the sky. If you have binoculars or a telescope, you can also see the planet Neptune glowing faintly nearby. The moon reached its fullest … Continue reading September’s Corn Moon is full tonight!

Dipping into October … and October’s Full Moon

Dipping into October, photo by Aaron Springer Keith’s Moon Names page says that the October full moon was known as the Hunter’s Moon by Colonial Americans, the Harvest Moon by the Cherokee and ancient Celts and the Blood Moon in Medieval England. The Farmer’s Almanac says that October’s moon is full on the 27th at … Continue reading Dipping into October … and October’s Full Moon

October’s Full Moon: a super Hunter’s Blood Moon in eclipse

sandhill moon, photo by Frank Kaelin EarthSky reports that for the full moon on October 8th, there’s a whole lot going on! In skylore, the Northern Hemisphere’s Hunter’s Moon on October 7-8 will be called a Blood Moon. Plus the October 7-8 total lunar eclipse – the second of four total lunar eclipses in the … Continue reading October’s Full Moon: a super Hunter’s Blood Moon in eclipse

Church of the Hunter’s Moon

Church of the Hunter’s Moon, photo by Kevin’s Stuff Deborah Byrd is the founder of one of my favorite sites , EarthSky. Her article Everything you need to know: Hunter’s Moon 2013 explains: If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, look for the moon to be bright and full-looking for several nights around October 18, 19 and 20. … Continue reading Church of the Hunter’s Moon