Full Moon in October: Southern Hemisphere vs. Northern Hemisphere

The next full moon will occur on October 28, 2023. This is traditionally known as the Dying Grass Moon or the Harvest Moon.

In the Southern Hemisphere, this is the time associated with the beginning of the harvest season.

The full moon is a time when the night sky appears more lit than usual.

This can make driving or walking at night easier, but it can also mean that people are more likely to experience insomnia.

If you’re interested in seeing the full moon, be sure to look up at the sky on October 28. You should be able to see it reach its peak around 9pm at night.

October’s full moon

The next full moon will occur on October 28, 2023. This is traditionally known as the Dying Grass Moon or the Harvest Moon.

The Dying Grass Moon

In the Northern Hemisphere, this is the time when grass begins to die off. However, in the Southern Hemisphere, this is the time associated with the beginning of the harvest season.

When to look up

The full moon will reach its peak around 9pm at night on October 28.

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