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Posted by Bob on October 19, 2005

In Reply to: Hunter's moon posted by ESC on October 18, 2005

: We've discussed this phrase before. And a beautiful moon it is in Kentucky. Go to the link to see a picture.

: Posted on Tue, Oct. 18, 2005
: Herald Leader (Lexington, Ky.)
: http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/12929648.htm Accessed October 18, 2005.
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: Hunter's Moon lights October night scene

: At one time, the full moon of October was known as the Hunter's Moon, or the Blood Moon.

: That's because the crops were in (thanks to September's Harvest Moon) and hunters could stay out all night, using bright moonlight to track the game needed to get through winter...

: http://www.kentucky.com/images/kentucky/kentucky/12928/167141418136.jpg

So none of this has to do with the autumnal equinox? If it's September, it's the harvest moon, and October the hunter's moon? Is there a "first full moon after the equinox" name, or am I thinking about the vernal equinox and something about Passover and Easter?