Have you ever heard of the term Strawberry Moon? Here, you all can read the updates about the full moon of June and why it is so interesting. Also, you all should know that the “Strawberry Moon” is the name given to this full moon because it looks quite like Strawberry and it is very interesting. Also, the visibility of June’s full moon started on Saturday last week and it will last until tonight i.e June 18.
Strawberry Moon 2019 Watch Live
If you wanted to watch the Strawberry Moon then you have to watch it tonight. Also, you all should know that this is the celestial event and it is the 6th named Full moon out of this year’s 12 moon phases. Also, it will be visible from some parts of the world with the moon at its peak on Monday. We are pretty sure that you all are going to love the new moon for sure. Here, we are going to tell you how to watch the Strawberry moon.
What is Strawberry moon?
First of all, you all should know that Strawberry Moon is normally a Moon of June or the last full Moon of the spring season. Now, the name Strawberry Moon came up from the season of harvesting strawberries in northeastern North America. The Strawberry moon is also known as Honey Moon because June was traditionally considered as the month of marriages.
Overall, people in different countries use different terms for June’s Full moon and you might hear something like Mead Moon or the Full Rose Moon. You all should know that the Strawberry moon will not look as bright as expected but yeah it will look good.
When to watch Strawberry moon?
Well, it depends on where you are living currently. If you are living in India then you can watch the peak of the moon at 2:00 pm IST but visibility can be the issue since the celestial event is happening in the afternoon. You might be able to watch this moon by some observatory or use professional equipment. In the Eastern Time Zone of the United States, that will happen at 4:30 a.m. Monday, June 17. On the West Coast with Pacific Time, the peak will be 1:30 a.m. On the other side of the globe, New Delhi, India, will see peak time of 2 p.m.
Full Moon Names
Today, we use many of these ancient month names as Full Moon names. A common explanation is that Colonial Americans adopted many of the Native American names and incorporated them into the modern calendar.
However, it seems that it is a combination of Native American, Anglo-Saxon, and Germanic month names which gave birth to the names commonly used for the Full Moon today.
When is the next Full Moon? What is the Moon called?
After the Strawberry Moon makes its glowing appearance tonight, the next Full Moon is the Buck Moon. The Buck Moon is traditionally the seventh Full Moon of the year in July. This year, the Moon will light up in the late hours of Tuesday, July 16.
What are all of the Full Moons this year?
There are a total of 12 Full Moons to grace the night skies this year.
- January 21 – Wolf Moon
- February 19 – Snow Moon
- March 21 – Worm Moon
- April 19 – Pink Moon
- May 18 – Flower Moon
- June 17 – Strawberry Moon
- July 16 – Buck Moon
- August 15 – Sturgeon Moon
- September 14 – Full Corn Moon
- October 13 – Hunter’s Moon
- November 12– Beaver’s Moon
- December 12 – Cold Moon
Close to Summer Solstice
Around every 20 years, the Strawberry Moon coincides with the summer solstice, which is either on June 20, 21, or 22.
Strawberry Moon 2019: What is it and how is it formed?
Strawberry Moon June 2019: This year, the Strawberry Moon can be witnessed on Monday, June 17. The full Moon will appear ‘opposite’ the Sun. On this day, the moon will appear smaller than it is and be visible through a shorter arc.
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