June's upcoming full moon is the sweet "strawberry moon." It is also called the "Honey moon," "LRO moon," "Mead moon," and even "Rose moon."
Feature | Science June 14, 2019
April's full moon earned the moniker 'Pink Moon' not because it causes a rosy hue in the sky, but because it signals the appearance of pink spring flowers. The best time to catch the full moon will be at dawn.
Space April 17, 2019
A 'blood moon' total lunar eclipse in July 2018 is projected to be the longest this century. It will be long because there is both a full moon and a moon apogee happening simultaneously.
Space June 23, 2018
On Sunday, April 29, a 'pink' full moon will grace the night sky according to reports. The pink moon has been associated with flowers blooming, grass sprouting, and fish swimming upstream in the spring time.
Space April 28, 2018
March will host two full moons: the Worm Moon and a Blue Moon. The Worm Moon, as it is called, illuminated the sky this time of the month when worms come out from the ground after winter.
Space March 3, 2018
The supermoon that was seen over the weekend is the last of its kind this year. Know why and when a moon is called a supermoon.
Earth/Environment December 4, 2017
The June full moon, called the minimoon, can be observed in different parts of the United States and the world. What is a minimoon, what's it called in different cultures, and how does it differ from a supermoon?
Space May 30, 2017
Skywatchers are treated on May 10, Wednesday, with the May full moon, also known as the 'Flower Moon.' Learn about the origins and history of the Flower Moon and skywatching in the East Coast at this time.
Earth/Environment May 11, 2017
The Nov. 14 supermoon will be the biggest one in about 70 years. Here is how to take amazing pictures of the moon from your smartphone.
Space November 14, 2016
Nine of the 12 biggest earthquakes in recorded history occurred near or on days of full or new moon. How do lunar gravity and high tide trigger quakes?
Earth/Environment September 12, 2016
Residents in the United States can enjoy views of the 'Full Buck Moon' on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. The name was given by Native Americans because it is the time when a buck deer gains a pair of new, fuzzy antlers.
Earth/Environment July 20, 2016
The full moon can somehow affect children's sleep – but is it enough to back up ancient belief on the lunar phases' effects on human moods and actions?
Healthy Living/Wellness May 9, 2016
Despite what its name suggests, April's 'pink moon' does not involve the natural satellite changing its color. It is known more for its unusually small size because it is when the moon is at its furthest point from Earth.
Space April 23, 2016
Skywatchers expect to see the moon in a tint of pink on early April 22, but they might be disappointed. Native Americans only named the full moon of April as a "Pink Moon."
Animals April 21, 2016
Is lunacy especially among children truth or fiction? A new study on thousands of children around the world tells us that it might be true, but there's a caveat.
Life April 20, 2016
On Sept. 27, the moon will appear to be bigger and brighter and with a reddish tint during the rare supermoon lunar eclipse. After this year, the same phenomenon will happen again in 2033.
Space September 6, 2015
Thousands of tourists gathered at the Mont Saint-Michel in France to witness the high tide of the century. The phenomenon is influenced by this week's solar eclipse and the full moon.
March 22, 2015
An astronomer from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago gave tips on how and when to best view the final cap of this summer's supermoons that will occur on Monday as well as hinted when photographers could take their best lunar shot.
Space September 8, 2014
Friday the 13th will feature a full moon for the first time in 14 days. What is the fear?
Space June 13, 2014