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The Northern Hemisphere’s Hunter’s Moon – and the 1st of 3 supermoons in 2016 – has come and gone. The moon is now waning and rising later at night.
From much of the US, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America and southeast Canada, Aldebaran will disappear behind the moon’s lit side and reappear on its dark side.
The moon is up during the day half the time, as it orbits Earth once a month. The next few mornings are a good time to notice a daytime moon.
The October 15 full moon is the Northern Hemisphere’s Hunter’s Moon and a supermoon. But all full moons are special. Here’s why.
If you live at northerly latitudes, the waning moon tonight will rise sooner than you might expect. If you live in the S. Hemisphere, it’ll rise later!
The Northern Hemisphere’s full Hunter’s Moon for 2016 falls the nights of October 15 and 16. Will it be bigger, brighter, more colorful?
In late October, Venus is the bright object in the west each evening. Jupiter is the bright object in the east before dawn!
The full moon on October 15-16 is the Northern Hemisphere’s Hunter’s Moon. It also ushers in the 1st of 3 full-moon supermoons in 2016.
You’ll see a nearly full moon tonight. The full Hunter’s Moon – a supermoon – will come on the night of October 15.
Cassiopeia the Queen is an easy-to-find constellation from northerly latitudes. It has the shape of an M or W. Schedar is the Queen’s brightest star.
Have you seen Venus?