Every month has at least one full moon, and each full moon has a name. Early Native American tribes christened the moons to reflect the season, whether that was in the form of the weather, flora, fauna, or tribe’s activities such as hunting or harvesting. The Pink Moon is also sometimes referred to as the […]
The Worm Moon falls in March. It comes after the Snow Moon in the last grasp of winter and the Pink Moon in April when spring is in full bloom.
The Snow Moon falls in February. It comes after the Wolf Moon that starts the year’s full moon cycle and the Worm Moon that arrives with spring.
The Wolf Moon falls in January and is welcomed as the first full moon of the new year. It comes after the Cold Moon, which falls near the winter solstice, and the Snow Moon, which occurs in the harshest period of the season.
As a general rule, each calendar month has one full moon. In the rare cases when a second full moon occurs in the same month, that moon is called a blue moon. September, for example, has a blue moon once every three years. In 2022, there will be twelve full moons, which means we won’t […]
Have you ever wondered why the full moon’s name changes every month? Or how it got that name in the first place? A long time ago, early Native American tribes christened each moon. They chose the moon’s name based on the season, which is why the moons are typically named based on the weather, flora, […]
May’s full moon is treating stargazers to a special event this year! Whether you’re a photographer, astronomy lover, lunar witch, selenophile, or just looking for something to do, mark your calendar for the early morning of May 26, 2021 to see a lunar eclipse pass over the year’s biggest supermoon. What is a Lunar Eclipse? […]
Moon water has been charged by the energy of the moon. It’s a simple process that’s great for beginners and can be expanded upon as you become a veteran in your craft. While a full moon is the most powerful, you can also harness the power of a dark moon (the three nights of the […]
Naming the seasonal full moons dates back to the Native American tribes of North America. As a general rule, there’s one full moon in each calendar month, and so the name for the full moon applies to the entire month in which that moon occurs. However, there are occasional variations, such as instances where September […]
With 2020’s track record, is it good luck or bad luck that Halloween is going to fall on a blue moon this year? Thanks to September’s Corn Moon, which NASA says will peak on September 2nd, the lunar cycle has aligned perfectly to make that happen this year. What’s the difference between the Corn Moon […]