Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Strawberry moon 2017: When and where to see it best

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Friday's full moon is also the lowest of the year, rising only about one-third of the way into the sky; it may appear amber-colored, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac, and so is also called the "Honey Moon".

The Strawberry Moon (also called a "mini moon") will rise at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Not to be confused with a Red Moon, the upcoming full moon doesn't exude any strawberry hues and only occurs once a year.

Because a Minimoon (Micromoon) is further away, it looks approximately 14% smaller than a normal full moon.

Besides the full moon, the planet Jupiter shines brightly in the southern sky during the evening now.

Clouds will be on the increase Thursday night with rain in the forecast for parts of southern New England after midnight.

This month's full moon will be more unique than most. Having graduates with a degree in Computer Science, her interest lies mostly in this area. It is just a traditional name given to the full moon after predominant characteristics of the month.

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When a full moon is at perigee - the closest point on the lunar orbit to the Earth - it is called a supermoon.

The Supermoon phenomena took place in November 2016.

Historic Algonquin Native American tribes established the name of the Strawberry Full Moon because of the importance of strawberries in their culture, as the leaves and roots were often used for medical treatment.

On average, the moon's distance is 240,000 miles from the Earth.

Some people around the world, however, have a different nickname for the June full moon.

Those are the two things that sets this apart from the other full moons. Also, the next chance of gazing at a "micro moon" will be on July 27, 2018. Rather, the name derives from the time of year when strawberries ripen and are ready for harvest.

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