Season of the Hunter’s Moon: 99.5% Illuminated Moon Rise Tuesday, Full Moon Wednesday

Hunter's Moon Rising over Oakton Street about 6:30 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Hunter’s Moon Rising over Oakton Street about 6:30 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.

The October full moon is usually known as the Hunter’s Moon, which follows almost one month after the Harvest Moon, which is defined as the full moon closest to the date of the autumnal equinox in September.




The moonrise on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 was at 5:57 p.m. and the moonset Wednesday morning October 20, 2021 is at 6:59 a.m.

Moonrise on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 is 6:19 p.m., and moonset Thursday, October 21, 2021 is 8:02 a.m.

Moonrise on Thursday, October 21, 2021 is 6:42 p.m., and moonset Friday, October 22, 2021 is 9:05 a.m.

October’s full moon and the first full moon of the 2021 autumn season arrives on Wednesday morning, Oct. 20, at precisely 10:57 a.m. EDT.




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