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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Part of the reason why the hunter's moon is called so is because of the time of year in which it appears.
Whereas the Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest the autumn equinox, the Hunter's Moon is the next full moon after the Harvest Moon.
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Ashley Wass continues his survey of the piano music of William Alwyn with a second volume including Hunter's Moon, a Homage to Pal Gauguin, called Contes Barbares, 12 Preludes and a variety of short pieces.
Alsheimer-Laroche believe the rapid decrease in available light following the hunter's moon triggers hormonal changes in the doe, which eventually incite estrus.
In the first volume, The Hunter's Moon (reviewed in KLIATT in March 2006), Laurel's twin sister Honor was killed falling from a cliff in Ireland.
The calendars were launched last night at the village's Hunter's Moon pub, where the plan was first drawn up over a drink.
They used The Hunter's Moon Inn in Llangattock Lingoed, near Abergavenny, for services.
However, timing of the Hunter's Moon varies from year to year, and when conception dates for individual years were compared to the Hunter's Moon, the deviation was about 11.
Wayne Richards died during Exercise Hunter's Moon, which took place on Woodbury Common, a few miles from the Commando Training Centre at Lympstone, Devon, where his 780 Troop was based.
January Winter Moon February Trapper's March Fish Moon April Planter's May Milk Moon June Rose Moon July Summer Moon August Dog Day's Moon September Harvest Moon October Hunter's Moon November Beaver Moon December Christmas Moon * From The Moon Book by Kim Long