This weekend sees the ninth full moon of 2022, the 2022 Harvest Moon, rise over the United Kingdom.

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The Harvest Moon happens around September 22 depending on the year and time zone.

At 12:59 am, it will be brightest.

When the sun is directly overhead at the vernal and autumnal equinoxes, day and night are about equal.

If the sky is clear tonight and early Saturday the 10th, we can look up and see the full moon in all its majesty.

The term comes from the astronomical phenomenon of the autumnal equinox, which was stated earlier.

Because it appears in the sky during the harvest in the Northern Hemisphere, the Harvest Moon got its name from that fact.

The Harvest Moon is one of the most well-known names for the Full Moon.

On October 9, after the Harvest Moon, there will be a Blood Moon.

When seen from Earth, the moon is at its brightest and fullest during the full moon phase of the lunar cycle.

Why Is It Called the Harvest Moon?

In most cases, the names given to Full Moons are indicative of the season in which they occur