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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…

Sturgeon Moon

On August 3, 2020, there will be a beautiful Sturgeon Moon up in the celestial heavens. Who would have guessed that a Moon phase has the same name as a fish? Well, it’s true, and it will be a full moon too! Why is it called the Sturgeon Moon? The Sturgeon Moon did not get Read More…

Buck Moon

On July 5, 2020, there will be a beautiful Buck Moon in the midnight sky; it will be a full moon, too! You might be thinking, “Whoa, what a weird name for a moon, where did the name Buck Moon come from?”. Let’s find out. Why is it called a Buck Moon? The Buck Moon Read More…

Strawberry Moon

On June 5, 2020, there will be a beautiful Strawberry Moon in the celestial sky; it is going to be a full moon, too. You might think it’s called a Strawberry Moon because of its color, but you would be wrong. Why is it called a Strawberry Moon? A Strawberry Moon might look slightly red Read More…