Ready for the massive harvest moon?

 

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A massive celestial affair takes place this week in the Lower Mainland. On Monday, a beautiful harvest moon will illuminate Metro Vancouver skies.

What's more, this dazzling lunar event takes place much lower in the sky, and therefore you'll have a much easier time viewing it.  With that in mind, the moon didn't take any growth hormones; its angle in the sky simply makes it appear huge.

Stargazers should opt to travel as far away from city lights as possible in order to avoid light pollutions that will obscure the clarity of heavenly bodies. While this works best in more remote places, anywhere that has a higher elevation will also provide more ideal viewing conditions.

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