FULL HARVEST MOON
Get ready and mark your calendar for October 4, 2009 at 2:10 a.m EDT. That is when we will experience our Full Harvest Moon. The Full Harvest Moon is associated with the time between sunset and moonrise when there is not a usual period of darkness. In years past this additional period of light allowed farmers to harvest crops. Crops such as pumpkins and squash are but a few of our fall crops. Explore the folklore of naming all twelve of our full moons -- mostly by native Americans. Click here to read what Joe Rao, sky watching columnist has to tell us about these folklore moon names.