Photo by John Fisken

Photo by John Fisken

Pumpkin pie in the sky

A harvest moon loomed in the sky over Whidbey Island this week.

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021 11:27am
  • Life

A harvest moon loomed in the sky over Whidbey Island this week. The full moon closest to the autumn equinox is called a harvest moon because it was a sign of yore that it was time to reap crops, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. It appears to be orange and larger than usual because it is closer to the horizon.

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