January 30, 2023
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The Strawberry Moon is on June 24. Know all in regards to the Full Moon

A Full Moon is arising on June 24. Did a June Full Moon known as a Strawberry Moon? The months of May and June have delighted skywatchers and astronomers with quite a few cosmic occasions. We noticed the overall Lunar Eclipse, a Super Flower Blood Moon, a ‘ring of fireplace’ Solar Eclipse, and a number of shiny stars across the Summer Solstice and the constellation Scorpius. On Sunday, Venus and the Pollux, appeared closest to one another within the night sky. The Strawberry Moon is the final supermoon of the yr. 

Why is the June Full Moon referred to as a Strawberry Moon? 

The Strawberry Moon doesn’t appear to be a strawberry and neither is it pink in color. Traditionally in North America and Europe, Full Moons have been given names linked to native cultures and customs. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, “This name (Strawberry Moon) has been used by Algonquin, Ojibwe, Dakota, and Lakota peoples, among others, to mark the ripening of ‘June-bearing’ strawberries that are ready to be gathered.” The Algonquin, Ojibwe, Dakota and Lakota are indigenous American tribes. The Strawberry Moon is usually the final Full Moon of spring or the primary one of many summer season season. 

Here is the Full Moon calendar for the subsequent few months

  • Buck Moon: July 23    
  • Sturgeon Moon: August 22    
  • Corn Moon: September 20
  • Harvest Moon: October 20
  • Beaver Moon: November 19
  • Cold Moon: December 18

The Full Moon on Wednesday known as Jyeshtha Purnima in India. Watch this house for extra on the Full Moon.

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