translated from Spanish: This Friday 13th will have Full Moon ‘Harvest’

The United States.- This Friday, September 13, there will be Full Moon, also called «Harvest Moon», or «Harvest Moon», because it is the closest occurrence of the autumn equinox, according to the Farmer’s Almanac.According to this calendar, there has been no record ed on a Friday 13th Moon filled across the United States since October 13, 2000, and will not happen again until 30 years from now.

NASA unveiled that the Full Moon will appear from Thursday night to Sunday morning, so there will be several opportunities to appreciate it. Many have been struck that this Full Moon coincides with the so-called «bad luck» day, Friday the 13th. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, this phenomenon will happen again until August 13, 2049.

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the Harvest Moon occurs near the autumn equinox. Illustrative image/ Pixabay

Harvest Moon
The so-called Harvest Moon is very relevant to farmers. This moon officially marks the beginning of boreal autumn, where the days begin to get shorter and the air will become more energetic. A Harvest Moon is a Full Moon that usually occurs around the autumn equinox, (September 23) but sometimes takes time to appear until October in the Western Hemisphere. A Harvest Moon rises about 25 minutes after the Sun sets in the northern United States. According to NASA, 25 minutes before a typical moon, bringing extra light in the afternoons. For farmers, those extra 25 minutes of sunlight extend the time so they can continue harvesting later. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, this year’s Harvest Moon will occur during the heyday, or the point in the Moon’s orbit when it is farthest from Earth. As a result, it will appear 14 percent smaller than a typical full moon.

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