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New Moon - Monday 25th of August 2014
Waxing Crescent - Wednesday 27th of August 2014
First Quarter Moon - Monday 01st of September 2014
Aug 21 2014
Waning Crescent
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Moon Day 26

An inauspicious day. Don't start anything new, be temperate, and get rid of anything superfluous or harmful. Also, try to avoid unnecessary outlays of money and energy. At the same time, this day helps you to see the real face of other people and unveils those who wish you harm. Its influence on health is mostly negative.

Next Full Moon Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Names Given to the Moon by Other Cultures:

  • Colonial American: Harvest Moon
  • Chinese: Chrysanthemum Moon
  • American Indian (Cherokee): Nut Moon
  • American Indian (Choctaw): Mulberry Moon
  • American Indian (Dakotah Sioux): Moon When The Calves Grow Hair
  • Celtic: Singing Moon
  • English Medieval: Barley Moon
  • Neo Pagan: Harvest Moon

Full Corn Moon (September)

This full Moon corresponds with the time of harvesting corn. It is also called the Barley Moon, because it is the time to harvest and thresh the ripened barley. The Harvest Moon is the full Moon nearest the autumnal equinox, which can occur in September or October and is bright enough to allow finishing all the harvest chores.

This full moon's name is attributed to Native Americans because it marked when corn was supposed to be harvested. Most often, the September full moon is actually the Harvest Moon.