Hunter's Moon? ~ Pumpkin Moon?
In the Northern Hemisphere traditionally the Full Moon following the Harvest Moon is called the Hunter’s Full Moon. The origin of the name actually relates to the harvest.
Since I’m not a hunter and love animals and pumpkins, I prefer calling this Moon the Pumpkin Moon. Hmmm ... Let's break an old tradition with a random act of kindness. Let's make this a "no hunting" Full Moon and surprise our animal friends by doing something nice for them. Our kindness is bound to lift our spirit and the spirit of the animal kingdom!
The Moon rises in the east as the sky darkens, is high overhead around midnight and sets in the west around sunrise. Catching a moonrise or moonset means you are more likely to see a colorful Moon. The closer the Moon is to the horizon, the more its light is tinted by our atmosphere and our pollution. Maybe you'll get lucky and actually see a pumpkin colored Moon! Rise/Set/Transit Times ~ Major Bodies
The Moon will look Full for two nights - Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4. 'Tis the season for a heavenly jack-o’-lantern to be smiling down upon you!
Scorpio Full Moon Global Meditation
Note: Though Halloween precedes this Full Moon in 2017. I wanted to leave you with this note, especially if you're visiting this page before October 31. Halloween is usually depicted with a witch riding a broom in front of a Full Moon. Many people, as a result mistakenly believe there is a Full Moon every year on Halloween. In fact, there was a Halloween Full Moon in 1955 followed by one in 2001 - 46 years later. We'll have to wait until 2020 for the next Halloween Full Moon! In 2017 we have a Waxing Gibbous Moon for Halloween.
for Heaven's Light,
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