Archive for September 2016

What is a Black Moon?

What is a Black Moon?
There are blood moons and blue moons, and Harvest Moons, but what is a black moon? The second new moon in a calendar month, or the fourth new moon in a 3-month season, is  sometimes called a black moon. In the Western Hemisphere on  Friday, September 30, there will be a  black moon. Can you... Read more »

Harvest Moon Tonight!

Harvest  Moon  Tonight!
Did you see the moon last night?  It was a clear night, and the moon was round and bright.  It looked pretty fat and full to me, but the exact full moon will happen at  19: 05 UTC– or 2:05 p.m. here. The full moon tonight is also called the Harvest Moon.  This is the full... Read more »

Who says summer's over?

Who says summer's over?
Who says summer’s over?  The calendar has been  turned to a new page; September marks the start of meteorological fall.  Labor Day is past, the last   holiday of summer.  Now, a new school year begins, new schedules, new projects.  Thoughts turn to sweaters and boots and colorful leaves Yes, fall is coming.  We don’t... Read more »
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