Strawberry Supermoon: A skygazer’s delight. All details here | World News

For the astronaut’s delight, the upcoming full moon is also known as the Strawberry Supermoon, which peaks on Tuesday, marking the second of four consecutive supermoons of the year. Supermoon – coined by astrologer Richard Nolley in 1979 – is a treat for astronomers and photographers, as the moon is bigger and brighter, providing them with an amazing opportunity to observe celestial events.

What is Super Moon?

According to NASA, a supermoon occurs when full or new moon coincides with its closest approach to Earth. The closest point in orbit is called “perigee”, and when the full moon appears in the perigee, it looks a little brighter and larger than the normal full moon, hence the name.

While it can be difficult for people to distinguish between a common moon and a supermoon, the difference between the two is obvious when you compare their images side by side.

According to reports, the full moon is called the strawberry full moon by the Native American tribes because it refers to the time it takes to collect ripe strawberries and other fruits. The strawberry moon also marks the last full moon of spring or the first full moon of summer.

The oldest European name for this full moon is Mead or Honey Moon. It is also known as Rose Moon.

When can you watch Supermoon?

According to reports, the supermoon appears in front of the Sun on June 14 at 7:52 am EDT (5:22 pm IST). “It will be visible to the western time zone of the international date line on Monday night, Tuesday to many time zones on Earth, and to the international date line east of the Chatham Standard Time Zone on Wednesday morning.

Here’s the full moon calendar of 2022 according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac.

July 13: Buck Moon

August 11: Sturgeon Moon

September 10: Harvest Moon

October 9: The hunter’s moon

November 8: Beaver Moon

December 7: Cold Moon


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