Strawberry Supermoon of June!

June’s Full “Strawberry” Moon is also a ‘supermoon,’ the second one of 2022. It reaches peak illumination at 7:52 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 14th, but its golden face won’t be viewable over North America until just after sunset as it rises in the southeastern sky. It will however appear full from Sunday evening through Wednesday morning, … and by the way, it won’t be ‘pink.’ 🌝

Learn more HERE and HERE!

Eclispe of the Super Flower Blood Moon…

May’s Full Flower Moon rises on May 15th-16th. This first supermoon of 2022, will host a total lunar eclipse – shortly after midnight on the East Coast!

Learn more HERE & HERE!

The Paschal Moon

April’s “Pink Moon,” the first of the astronomical spring for the Northern Hemisphere is sometimes called the Frog Moon, the Breaking Ice Moon, and the Budding Moon. The first full moon occuring on or after the March vernal equinox is also known as the “Paschal Moon” of Easter! The word, “Paschal,” derived from the Greek and Latin word, Pascha, means Passover

This full “Paschal” moon of Saturday, the 16th, reaches peak illumination at 2:57 P.M. EDT, but won’t appear in the sky until it cracks the horizon’s crust just after sunset..

Learn more HERE and HERE!

March’s Full Moon! As The Worm Turns…

March’s “Full Worm Moon” rises around 8:00 p.m. EDT over the east coast of the U.S. on the evening of Friday, March 18, 2022, and will shine in the sky all night!

This last full moon of winter comes just before the Spring Equinox on March 20th. Enjoy!

Learn more Here and Here!

February’s Full ‘Snowmoon’

February’s Full “Snow Moon” is known by many names having to do with the austerity of winter and the survival rituals of creatures that endure the cold, (Bald Eagle Moon, Bear Moon, Raccoon Moon, Groundhog Moon, and Hungry Moon are just a few).

It rises on Thursday, the 16th, … you can see it that night or on Wednesday, the 15th…

Learn more HERE!

The Wolf Moon of January

January’s Full Wolf Moon of 2022 rises around sunset on Monday, the 17th. It reaches its peak at 6:51 P.M. EST and remains visible in the night sky long past sunrise on Tuesday the 18th.

Learn more HERE!

And HERE!

Full Cold Moon of December

December’s Cold Moon will reach peak fullness at 11:36 p.m. EST on Saturday the 18th, just three days prior to winter solstice. It will rise in the late afternoon at 4:02 p.m. and remain in the sky until 7:48 a.m. on Sunday the 19th. 

To the right of the rising moon, three planets – Jupiter, Saturn and Venus – will be visible to the naked eye aligned in a 45 degree angle relative to the horizon… 

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Full Beaver Moon and the Longest Eclipse in Over Five Hundred Years…

November’s Full Beaver Moon, a near-total lunar eclipse, will happen early in the morning on Friday, the 19th, and will last three hours, 28 minutes and 24 seconds – the longest in 580 years. This month’s moon will also appear to be full from Wednesday night through Saturday morning.

I wonder what the people viewing the last long eclipse in 1441 were thinking…

For more information, visit NASA’s Full Moon Guide or The Old Farmer’s Almanac!

Behold! The Hunter’s Moon

October’s full moon rises on the 20th, eleven days before Halloween, but may appear full as it shines through the cool autumn nights … on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday…

Learn more about the Full Hunter’s Moon HERE

And HERE!