As always, astronomy lovers and moon gazers, this one is for you. An incredible full Hunter’s Moon is set to shine brightly this Sunday.
According to The Farmer’s Almanac, the Hunter’s Moon nickname stems from the autumnal equinox and when Native Americans turned to October’s full Moon as a sign to prepare for the winter months ahead by hunting.
In Los Angeles, the Moon will rise around 6:10 P.M. PST on October 9, 2022 in the east and will set in the west at 7:40 A.M. come the next morning. You can check out your local moonrise and moonset time by using the Time & Date calculator here.
Angelenos can catch this astronomical happening in all its glory during its peak illumination at 7:54 P.M. PST on October 9, 2022.
So grab your loved ones and don’t forget to look up this weekend. You can even catch a glimpse of it starting on Saturday and ultimately through Monday. You don’t need any special equipment to catch this beautiful celestial event. If weather permits it, your own eyes are just enough. Heck, you can even take advantage of this magical view and enjoy it on a rooftop with a cocktail in hand!