The golden smile of the waxing crescent appears like the grin of a playful cheshire cat. This photo was taken on September 6th, 2016. The ‘Harvest Moon’ appeared on September 16th. There was some debate as to whether it was a supermoon, but it was definitely big!
Patch.com published a nice piece on the waxing Harvest Moon in September 2016, and discussed its ‘supermoon’ status. Read it: HERE.