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.
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