Harvest Moon over Constance Bank (Dawn Epp‎)

Monday night offered up gorgeous, clear skies for stargazers to take in the majestic harvest moon that lit up Victoria.

The name “harvest moon” likely originates from northern-hemisphere farmers, who used the extra light to harvest more crops.

But for us city-dwellers here in the 21st century, the phenomenon just makes for some absolutely stunning photos.

Check it out:

Posted by Cecile Brisebois Guillemot on Monday, September 24, 2018

The weather cooperated and gave us a beautiful moonrise over Victoria on Vancouver Island. Happy Harvest Moon!

Posted by Cecile Brisebois Guillemot on Monday, September 24, 2018

Harvest Moonrise on Gonzales Hill

Posted by Gary Quinn on Monday, September 24, 2018

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Tonight's harvest moon over Fisgard Lighthouse.Photo by Murray Sharratt Photography

Posted by Victoria Buzz on Monday, September 24, 2018

 

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