October Harvest Moon 2020

The Full Harvest Moon on 1st October 2020 – one of the two full moons this month, the first Full Moon this year during astronomical autumn. It is called the Harvest Moon beacuse of its light being useful in harvesting the crops in the evening.

This year Harvest Moon is also a Micromoon (it appears smaller than usual) since it is in apogee – in the point in its orbit farthest from Earth.

On 3rd October (at 03:25 GMT) the conjunction (meeting) of the Moon and Mars could be observed.


Harvest Moon rising – Dubai, UAE

Harvest Moon – Dubai, UAE
Harvest Moon going to meet Mars (far left) – Dubai, UAE

Neil Young – Harvest Moon


See also:


UAE on 40thousandkm.com Dubai on 40thousandkm.com

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