Full Hunter's Moon on Oct. 13

Full Hunter's Moon on Oct. 13

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A Full Hunter's Moon is expected to shine throughout the night on Oct. 13 into Oct. 14. 

The Full Hunter's Moon, the name given to the first full moon after a Harvest Moon, is the only time the moon is visible in the sky for the entire night. The moon may appear bigger and more orange that night as well. 

According to the Farmers' Almanac, some believe this full Moon was called the Full Hunter’s Moon because "it signaled the time to go hunting in preparation for winter. Since the harvesters had recently reaped the fields under the Harvest Moon, hunters could easily see the fattened deer and other animals that had come out to glean (and the foxes and wolves that had come out to prey on them)."

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