The Summer Solstice and June’s Strawberry Moon, 2024

Please see this article for more details about this image and the June 2009 occultation of the red supergiant star Antares. This year’s Summer Solstice occurs on Thursday, June 20 (details below), followed the next day by this year’s full ‘Strawberry’ Moon on Friday, June 21st. Why is June’s full moon the “Strawberry Moon”? In[…]

Strawberry Moon, 2021

This year’s ‘Strawberry Moon‘ occurs on Thursday, June 24th. Why is June’s full moon the “Strawberry Moon“? In North America and Europe, the name of each month’s moon is linked to nature and related to a particular season or seasonal activity. June’s full moon is known as the “Strawberry Moon” since it is during this[…]

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