Full Moon is at its peak today about 1:00am October 4.
The Moon Illusion
Due to its position in the sky this time of year, the moon appears really large and can shine all night. It's called the harvest moon because farmers are able to use its bright light to harvest their crops.
Now here is a view of the harvest moon in New York City (yes we do see the moon here). Thia was taken from my living room window (yes the e Empire State Building is reflected in the glass -- cool, huh?):