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We're Getting a Harvest Moon on Friday the 13th

That's a fairly rare occurrence

(Newser) - If you're one of those people who starts getting excited for all things autumn and Halloween as soon as Labor Day is over, this should get you really excited: This year's harvest moon occurs Friday, which just so happens to be Friday the 13th. The harvest moon is... More »

Friday's Harvest Moon Comes With Eclipse—for Some

Those in North America out of luck on the eclipse part

(Newser) - Skywatchers can witness a rare sight Friday night, though people in North America will have to settle for doing so via the Internet. The part everyone can see: It will be a full moon, and because this one falls closed to the fall equinox, it's called a harvest moon... More »

Harvest Moon Rises Tonight

Uranus should be visible, too

(Newser) - Reminder: If the night skies seem a bit brighter this weekend, it's because the annual harvest moon arrives tonight. As USA Today explains, this marks the first full moon nearest the autumnal equinox, this year being Sept. 22, and farmers of old used the light to bring in their... More »

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