hunter's moon


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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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The Hunter's Moon was nearly full, illuminating the pasture behind my home.
The earliest use of the term "hunter's moon" cited in the Oxford English Dictionary is from 1710.
However, when the Harvest Moon falls in October, it is also called the Hunter's Moon, because the extra moonlight and empty fields allow hunters to track prey easily.
The band is known for both its original compositions - the group's EP "Hunter's Moon" was released last year - and its remixes - the Lourde remix of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" nearly has had 1.5 million plays on Soundcloud, and the band just dropped a remix of Beats Antique's "Killer Bee" featuring Lafa Taylor.
In "Border Lords," when the Lucasville, Arizona, sheriff is gunned down by a ruthless gang of bandits, Deputy US Marshals Pharaoh Smith ("Bounty Hunter's Moon") and Silverjack McDonald ("Rough Justice") join forces to solve the murder of their former comrade.
The Full Hunter's Moon of October are the Greek goddesses: Selene
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Brotherson, 27, of Viscount Drive, was jailed in 2012 after a terrifying raid on the Hunter's Moon Pub in Hodge Hill.
The second movement, "Hunter's Moon,'' was slower and more mysterious.
Q What exactly is a Hunter's Moon? Jane Mulholland St Albans, Herts