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The Wolf Moon Welcomes the New Year

On January 28th, 2021, the Wolf Moon will come howling into the winter night sky. This full moon is the first full moon of the year and should guide us past some cold winter nights. So, why is this moon named the Wolf Moon? Do wolves howl at this moon more often? Let’s find out Read More…

Blue Hunter’s Moon

On October 31, 2020, Hunter’s Moon will be full in the cooling night sky. Not only that, but it is also a Blue Moon. Who decided that this moon is named after hunting, and why is it blue? Well, Let’s find out together. Why is it called Hunter’s Moon? The Hunter’s Moon is the late Read More…

Harvest Moon

On October 1, 2020, there will be a bright Harvest Moon up in the cooling night sky. Who decided that this moon should be named after the harvesting cereal crops? Well, Let’s find out together. Why is it called the Harvest Moon? The Harvest Moon is the very first full moon after the Autumn Equinox Read More…

Corn Moon

On September 2, 2020, a bright full moon called the Corn Moon will be up in the cooling night sky. Surprisingly, this full moon’s yellow glow isn’t why it is called the Corn Moon. Together, let’s investigate why it is called the Corn Moon. Why is it called the Corn Moon? The Corn Moon is Read More…