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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

FULL MOON FACTS

FULL MOON FACTS
The full moon is a lunar phase occurring when the moon is on the opposite side of the earth from thesun and all three bodies are aligned in a straight line. It appears as an entire circle in the sky.
The only month that can occur without a full moon is February.
The world's tidal ranges are at their maximum during the full moon when the sun, earth and moon are in line.
The full moon is given different names, depending on when it appears:
*. January - Moon After Yule, Wolf Moon, or Old Moon
*. February - Snow Moon or Hunger Moon
*. March - Sap Moon, Crow Moon, Worm Moon or Lenten Moon
*. April - Grass Moon, Frog Moon or Egg Moon
*. May - Milk Moon or Planting Moon
*. June - Rose Moon, Flower Moon,or Strawberry Moon
*. July - Thunder Moon or Hay Moon
*. August - Grain Moon or Green Corn Moon
*. September - Fruit Moon or Harvest Moon
*. October - Harvest Moon or Hunter's Moon
*. November - Hunter's Moon, Frosty Moon, or Beaver Moon
*. December - Moon Before Yule orLong Night Moon.