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Harvest Moon

Posted by BC on October 3rd, 2009

Moonrise - Brenda Culbertson   The Harvest Moon is the first Full Moon after autumnal equinox. That means that this weekend we will see what is traditionally called the Harvest Moon.

In the old days, farmers used the Full Moon to light up the late evenings so harvest could continue past sunset. A few farmers still use moonlight to allow them to get the last bit of crops harvested. Moonlight has given way to headlights and mercury vapor lamps.

Go out an enjoy the harvest of moonlight this weekend.

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