You Can See The Hunter's Moon This Weekend At These Free Stargazing Spots In Georgia
Grab the binoculars.
There's another spooky full moon coming out to play just in time for Halloween. Even more fitting is the fact that the moon will be a massive ball bursting with bright orange light. The 2019 Hunter's Moon will make an appearance this weekend and there are some amazing spots in Georgia to get the best views of it clearly.
There are some According to EarthSky.that will make the perfect spots to get lost in space as you take in the massive twinkling skies above. Hunter's Moon, which follows the Harvest Moon, got its name because it appears when the leaves have fallen and hunting season begins. The full moon will start to reveal itself late Saturday, Oct. 12 and will linger all the way until Tuesday, Oct. 15,
The coolest part is that the moon will be visible from sunrise to sunset so you can see it during daylight hours too. Obviously, it will be at its best and brightest in the dark and will reach its peak on Sunday.
Here are some of the best spots in Georgia to catch this beauty with the naked eye.
Top of Stone Mountain, 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083.
Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Rd, Rutledge, GA 30663
Jon Wood Astronomy Field, Elliott Trail, Mansfield, GA 30055
Arabia Mountain, Klondike Rd, Stonecrest, GA 30038
A.H. Stevens State Park, 456 Alexander St, Crawfordville, GA 30631
Low Gap, Low Gap Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512
Luckily the Hunter's moon will stay awhile so make sure to squeeze in some plans to view it between Saturday and Tuesday. These areand snuggle up under a blanket to enjoy a moonlit night out on some open land. How romantic.