Posted by David Ozanich — 22 Sep 2010


PHOTO ADVISORY! Tonight is the Harvest Moon and it could be a great show. NASA is reporting that it’s a “SUPER Harvest Moon” because it is actually falling on the Autumnal Equinox:

For the first time in almost 20 years, northern autumn is beginning on the night of a full Moon. The coincidence sets the stage for a "Super Harvest Moon" and a must-see sky show to mark the change of seasons.

The action begins at sunset on Sept 22nd, the last day of northern summer. As the sun sinks in the west, bringing the season to a close, the full Harvest Moon will rise in the east, heralding the start of fall. The two sources of light will mix together to create a kind of 360-degree, summer-autumn twilight glow that is only seen on rare occasions.

BOOYA! Sounds awesome. THIS IS TONIGHT FOLKS! And just because I’m a bit of a romantic:

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