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hunter's moon,

the next full moon after the harvest moonharvest moon,
full moon occurring nearest to the autumnal equinox, about Sept. 23. During harvest moon the retardation (later rising each night) of the moon is at a minimum because of the relation of the moon's path to the horizon.
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, which it resembles.

hunter's moon

[′hən·tərz ¦mün]
(astronomy)
The full moon next following the harvest moon.
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Kroll and Koerth, on the other hand, state, "The hunter's moon signals a doe's body to initiate estrus.
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All other full moons of the year are named for seasonal activities, such as the Harvest Moon, the Lenten Moon or the Hunter's Moon.
Hunter's Moon stalks prey down dirt paths, frozen, winding through yellowing trees old men name maiden-hair.
The full moon in September is called the Harvest Moon; in October, the Hunter's Moon.
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com/full-moon-dates-and-times/) the Farmer's Almanac 6 the one following the Harvest Moon, which in 2012 falls on October 29, is known as the Hunter's Moon.