1. The moon appeared larger, closer and brighter Friday night, and that’s because fall is here.
2. Known as the “Harvest Moon,” it’s the full moon closest to the autumn equinox.
3. It was used by farmers to know when to harvest crops.
4. The moon appears larger because of its rise time and angle of path.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates will debate Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on CBS for the first time since Donald Trump's win in New Hampshire.
- Up to 150,000 penguins may have been killed by an iceberg blocking their access to the sea.
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