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What is a strawberry moon? Do not miss the moon spectacle on Monday



Published: Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ 8:35 PM

Fiza Pirani, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


This month's full moon known as Strawberry Moon will lighten the night sky from late Sunday, June 16, through Monday morning's ruby-red orb in the sky. The name of the moon comes from the Algonquin tribe, one of the most populous Indian tribes in North America. According to Farmer & # 39; s Almanac, the full moon in June would be a signal to begin collecting wild strawberries.

"For thousands of years people on the other side The world, including the Native Americans, has named the months after the signs of nature," it says in the Almanac. "Later, the colonial Americans adopted many Native American names and incorporated them into the modern calendar, as you will see in The Old Farmer's Almanac founded in 1

792 during the presidency of George Washington has been."

Moon is also known as Honeymoon, Metmond and in Europe as a full-blooded moon.

The almanac advises people to grab a chair on the nights of June 16 and 17 to have a great view. Look for Jupiter and some of its moons!

When the sky is clear and the moon is visible, this is the ideal place to experience the moonlight, and to truly experience adventure, consider going to a state park.


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