What to Know about Friday the 13th Rare Full Moon
Friday, September 13, 2019
Tonight’s moon is a rare event:
- Full moon
- on Friday the 13th
- Full Harvest Moon
This has not happened since October 2000. And it won’t happen again until August 2049.
Sounds pretty lucky to me.
tonight's moon is called a Harvest Moon because it's the last one before the autumnal equinox on Sept. 23 – which signals the beginning of fall
a "micro" moon is when the moon appears smaller since it coincides with the moon's "apogee" or the point where it's farthest from the Earth in it's orbit. Tonight it appears 14% smaller.
Get outside and enjoy the rare moon!
Better yet- snap a photo and share in the comments below! Don’t forget to add your location :)
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