Full Hunter’s Moon This Weekend
October brings Halloween and a full Hunter's moon this weekend. Plus it will look bigger and brighter than normal. Here are the details on the best time to see the full Hunter's moon this weekend. According to Simplemost.com, get ready to see the October Hunter's moon on Sunday night, October 13th at 5:08pm. It will seem that the moon is bigger and brighter than normal but it is actually an illusion.
The full moon will appear to be brighter and huge in the fall sky. Actually, it isn't any larger than normal. It's called the moon-illusion phenomenon and it happens when the full moon is near the horizon and you think that it's bigger than it is.
The full moon that you will see on Sunday night is known as the Hunter's Moon. Native Americans gave it this name because it's the first full moon closest to the first day of fall usually occurring in October.