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How much do you know about the moon?

By: Anna Norris on Sept. 16, 2013, 12:29 p.m.
Harvest moon over Vancouver

Photo: Bill Anderson/Flickr

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Harvest moon

The full moon that occurs closest to the autumn equinox is known as the "harvest moon." This year's harvest moon will appear on Sept. 19. This moon's name signifies the corn harvesting season, a time when farmers can stay out in the fields later than usual.