The harvest moon - photographed from Wootton on the Isle of Wight - is the one closest to the autumn equinox.
It was celebrated in a song, "Shine On Harvest Moon" written by vaudeville team Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth and covered by scores of musicians, including Leon Redbone. But, depending on the timing of the equinox and the regular lunar cycle, the first full moon closest to the equinox can sometimes be in October, as happened this year.
According to one online source, the harvest moon takes its name from the abundance of bright moonlight the full moon provides at this time of year and its aid in helping farmers harvest their summer-grown crops. The next time that we'll see a Harvest Moon in October is 2020, National Geographic notes.
After rising around sunset, tonight's harvest moon will climb to its highest point around midnight and set in the west around sunrise.
If the weather is clear, we should get an fantastic view of the full moon.
The Harvest Moon fell in September past year.
Even without a telescope, it's possible to see many features on the surface of the moon.
When it gets up into the centre of the sky, it will be shining a brilliant white.
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