October month's full moon: Why is it called Hunter's Moon?

October month's full moon: Why is it called Hunter's Moon?”

It occurs after the Harvest Moon and this year it will be seen on the night of October 24.

The full moon that appears during the month of October is known by "Hunters Moon".

Even though the glow of the Hunter's Moon will wash away the stars and other celestial bodies in the night sky, you may still catch a glimpse of the Orionid meteor shower, which peaked a few days ago.

It's also the only night in the month when the moon is in the sky all night long.

The best spots to view the harvest moon would be a park or another spot outside of the city area such as Porteau Cove.

'According to the Farmer's Almanac, with the leaves falling and the deer fattened, it is time to hunt, ' a NASA spokesperson said. Hunting was essential at this time of the year, as it was the preparation for the upcoming winter. Some lunar missions have brought samples back from the Moon's surface, but those are typically held by scientists and museums so they can be studied and shown off. It is that part that is visible to us during the day. Other Native American tribes, who tied the full Moon names to the season's activities, called the full Moon the "Travel Moon" and the "Dying Grass Moon".

Getting your hands on a piece of the Moon is pretty darn hard for most of us.

Despite usually appearing in October, once every four years the Hunter's Moon rises in November. It's likely that an impact of some type between the Moon and some other object caused material including this chunk to be ejected skyward.

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