Shine On, Shine On Harvest Moon

The moon rises almost an hour later each day, as a rule. But near the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere (Sept. 23 this year), the moon rises at about the same time, right after sunset, for several days in a row. When the moon is full, it shines brightly enough to allow farmers to complete their harvest. So this moon is called the harvest moon.

You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.