This month, the full Moon will reach peak illumination on two nights: Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10 (though you can start admiring her as early as Saturday).
What’s more, this October’s full Moon brings a Hunter’s Moon, a brilliant orange-hued Moon that appears larger for around 15 minutes.
Hunter’s Moon is the name given to the first full Moon after the Harvest Moon, which occurs nearest to the date of the autumnal equinox.
This year, the equinox fell on September 22, making October’s full Moon a Hunter’s Moon. Other names for the Hunter’s Moon are the Sanguine or Blood Moon, referencing the time of year after farmers have cleared their fields and hunters could easily spot animals fattening up ahead of the winter.
The best time to view this celestial event will be just after sunset on Sunday, October 9, 2022. That’s when it will be…
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