Last night was a great night to go out and look at the yearly “Corn Moon”. Well, almost a Corn Moon. It was 97.5% full, but close enough for me. Here’s a photograph that I took last night of it.
This full Moon corresponds with the time of harvesting corn. It is also called the Barley Moon, because it is the time to harvest and thresh the ripened barley. The Harvest Moon is the full Moon nearest the autumnal equinox, which can occur in September or October and is bright enough to allow finishing all the harvest chores.
If you get a chance over the next few nights, go out and check it out!