Harvest Moon over Constance Bank, 2018 (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:

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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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