• Jeanna Shepard

Pumpkin Moon

Sunday night’s full moon, the Pumpkin Moon, rises about the same time as the sun sets. The moon is in the zodiacal constellation Pisces. Pisces is a large constellation and depicts mythological fishes.

If you step outside tomorrow night you get an even better view. The almost-full moon appears right next to the bright planet Jupiter. The two are brilliant. Jupiter reached opposition just last week, its closest to us in 70 years.

Tomorrow night, though, the two celestial objects are farther apart. They still command attention.

 

Sunrise and Sunset
Day Sunrise Sunset
Fri., Oct. 7 6:44 6:13
Sat., Oct. 8 6:45 6:12
Sun., Oct. 9 6:46 6:10
Mon., Oct. 10 6:47 6:09
Tues., Oct. 11 6:48 6:07
Wed., Oct. 12 6:49 6:05
Thurs., Oct. 13 6:51 6:04
Fri., Oct. 14 6:52 6:02

Temperatures and Precipitations
Day Max (Fº) Min (Fº) Inches
Sept. 30 66 56 0.00
Oct. 1 67 56 0.12
Oct. 2 63 56 1.85
Oct. 3 60 53 0.01
Oct. 4 57 53 0.05
Oct. 5 60 56 0.41
Oct. 6 61 57 .50

 

Water temperature in Edgartown harbor: 63º F

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