Rising Monday night, a Harvest Supermoon (+video)

September 8, 2014 5:05 PM

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Rising Monday night, a Harvest Supermoon (+video)

The Harvest Moon this year brings with it something special: it comes during the moon's apogee, the point at which it is at the point in its orbit closest to the Earth.

The full Harvest Moon will light up the night sky on Monday (Sept. 8), and this year it comes with an extra bounty. September's full moon will cap a trio of back-to-back "supermoons" for the Northern Hemisphere summer, according to NASA.

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