The Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon which was grace the night skies on Saturday, June 3 for the last time this spring at 11:42 p.m. ET.
The Maine Farmers’ Almanac began publishing “Indian” names for full Moons in the 1930s and these names are now widely known and used. According to this almanac, as the full Moon in June the Algonquin tribes of what is now the north-eastern United States called this the Strawberry Moon. The name comes from the relatively short season for harvesting strawberries in the north-eastern United States.
The full moon will begin to appear on the evening of June 2 and last through the morning on June 5, according to NASA.
Other astronomical events happening this month include Peak of Arietid meteor shower on June 7, Peak of zeta Perseid meteor shower on June 10 and the longest day of the year which is June 21.
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