Posts Tagged ‘full moon’



Summer Solstice 2016 and the Strawberry Moon!

  The summer solstice is the longest day of the year, a day falling around late June when there are approximately 17 hours of day light. But 2016 is a special year, because the solstice coincides with the Strawberry Moon, a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. What is the Strawberry Moon? The Strawberry Moon is a full moon. Despite the name, the moon […]

Don’t Miss April’s “Pink Moon”!

Image Source: Pixabay.com  Take a look into the sky on Thursday night into Friday morning, April 20th-21st, 2016, in order to see the “Pink Moon”!  Sadly this week’s full moon won’t actually have a pinkish tint to it. That is just the name that early Native American’s gave the April full moon when pink moss […]

Full “Supermoon” Brightest & Closest to Earth This Weekend!

  Look to the skies this Saturday night, and you’ll see the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year!  In fact, Science.com says that the full moon on March 19th of this year marks the closest and brightest Earth’s moon has orbited the planet in eighteen years. A ‘Supermoon’ is a term coined by astrologer […]