'Strawberry moon' to appear in night sky today; check time and place

The strawberry moon is also called "hot moon" because it rises right around the beginning of summer

June's full moon is called the strawberry moon because it signaled to some Native American tribes that it was the time of year to gather ripening strawberries. It is the most colorful of the year because it takes a low, shallow path across the sky.


The strawberry moon is also called "hot moon" because it rises right around the beginning of summer. Europe it's known as the Rose Moon, which marks the harvesting of roses.

 

Now skygazers can enjoy it today, check time:-

 

According to NASA " it will appear on Thursday for much of the Earth, from India Standard Time (IST) eastward to Line Islands Time, and the International Dateline, this will be on Friday morning. The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from early Wednesday morning through early Saturday morning."


So according to that Strawberry Moon can see in the night sky on June 24, the next full Moon known as Buck Moon, will be seen on July 24, followed by Sturgeon Moon on August 22 and the last full moon of the season, Harvest Moon, on September 20. The equinox will occur on September 22, when the day and night are of equal length.

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