What is a Hunter's Moon and when is the next one due?
Autumn is a season full of colour, including October’s upcoming pumpkin-coloured full moon.
The month marks the arrival of the special bright full moon called the Hunter’s Moon.
So what is so special about the Hunter’s Moon and when is it visible?
What is a Hunter’s Moon? The Hunter’s Moon is the name given to the full moon in October, although once every four years it appears in November. Due to the moon’s closeness to the horizon during its rise, it has an orange coloured tint.
Why is it called a Hunter’s Moon? It is believed that it received its name from Native Americans who marked the... read more
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