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Each week most PBS stations air Star Gazer with Jack Horkheimer, the world's first and only weekly TV series on naked-eye astronomy. The images on this page illustrate the show for the week of Monday, September 24, 2001.

A Magic Trick You Can Do With A Dime And The Harvest Moon

The harvest moon rises just at sunset, and appears very large when it is near the horizon.

The harvest moon is nearly full for about 5 days in the early fall. It rises near sunset, a little later each day.


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