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Full Moon rises tonight for this year's Harvest Moon

Full moon fever begins tonight with the first of two full moons in October, this one being the Harvest Moon, which is officially full on Oct.1. It will appear full tonight through Saturday.
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September 30, 2020 - 7:00 PM

The next few nights promise to be clear and warmer than normal – good weather for some celestial viewing.

The next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon, which reaches its official status tomorrow.

The Harvest Moon is the first of two full moons in October, the next one being a Blue Moon on Halloween.

A Harvest Moon is the full moon that occurs closest to the autumn equinox.

According to NASA Science, the Harvest Moon normally falls in September. The moon should appear full to the naked eye tonight but isn't technically a full moon until tomorrow and will remain full until Saturday, Oct. 3.

This year’s Harvest Moon should be easily viewable in Kamloops and the Okanagan as Environment Canada is forecasting clear night skies today, Sept. 30 through Saturday, Oct. 3.

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