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Super Harvest Moon

This past Tuesday in the Northern Hemisphere we were all witnesses to a Super Harvest Moon.  The action began at sunset on Sept 22nd, the last day of northern summer. As the sun went down  in the west, bringing the season to a close, the full Harvest Moon rose in the east, heralding the start of fall. The two sources of light mixed together to create a kind of 360-degree, summer-autumn twilight glow that is only seen on rare occasions.  We won’t see another Super Harvest Moon until September 2029.

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