FP trendJune 22, 2021 14:43:04 IST
The night sky will witness the strawberry moon on Thursday, June 24th. The moon is named after the Algonquian who were harvesting strawberries during this period. The strawberry month will be the third and last full moon of the year and the first full moon after the summer solstice.
The strawberry moon is also known by other names such as spawning month, honeymoon, birth month, mead moon, hatching month, flowering month, and green corn moon.
The color of the moon does not match its name. However, the moon that appears after the summer solstice may be reddish. Said Gordon Johnston of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
He also states that some consider the strawberry moon to be a supermoon, while others do not. The moon is considered a supermoon when it is in orbit closest to the earth. The supermoon looks bigger and brighter than a normal full moon.
According to the report of Newsweek, The founder of the Virtual Telescope Project Gianluca Masi has announced that it will display a live stream of the Strawberry Moon at 3:00 pm EDT on Thursday, June 24th or at 12:30 am IST on Friday, June 25th.Indian people can’t see this phenomenon in real time, so you can see it Here..
June 24th Supermoon will be the last Supermoon of the year, but there are many Other phenomena Be careful this year. The next full moon is July 24th, which is called the back moon. On August 22, the last full moon of the season, known as the sturgeon moon, becomes the night sky. The harvest month is seen on September 20th, just before the equinox where day and night are the same length on September 22nd.