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Full Pink Moon/ Rose Moon/ Full Flower Moon

By Shara Jaobs

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on 8 February 2013

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Transcript of Full Pink Moon/ Rose Moon/ Full Flower Moon

By Shara Jacobs Full Pink Moon
Full Flower Moon
Rose Moon When does it happen? How did it get its name? Who named it? What is an equinox? It happens in April. Who named it? When did it happen? An Native American tribe. What is an lunar eclipse? Full Pink Moon Full Flower Moon Rose Moon Rose Moon Interesting Facts Full Pink Moon Who named it?

Northern Native Americans call April's full moon the pink moon after a species of early blooming wildflower. In other cultures, this moon is called the sprouting grass moon, the egg moon, and the fish moon. When does it happen? It happens in May

May's abundant blooms give its full moon the name flower moon in many cultures. Other names include the hare moon, the corn planting moon, and the milk moon. What is a solar eclipses? When is the next full moon? Why does the moon have phases? How did it get its name? How did it get its name? Full Cold Moon How did it get its name? when does it happen? Who named it? Ti happens in the month of December. The name came from the midwinter nights. Native Americans who lived in the area that is now the northern and eastern United States kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to the recurring full Moons. This full Moon heralded the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox—one of the first spring flowers. It is also known as the Sprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon, and the Fish Moon. Flowers spring forth in abundance this month. Some Algonquin tribes knew this full Moon as the Corn Planting Moon or the Milk Moon. More facts about the Full Flower Moon. The Algonquin tribes knew this Moon as a time to gather ripening strawberries. It is also known as the Rose Moon and the Hot Moon. It happens in June. This is the month when the winter cold fastens its grip and the nights become long and dark. This full Moon is also called the Long Nights Moon by some Native American tribes. An equinox occurs twice a year (around 20 March and 22 September), when the tilt of the Earth's axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the Sun, the center of the Sun being in the same plane as the Earth's equator. The next Full Moon is next Sunday A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow). This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned (in "synergy") exactly, or very closely so, with the Earth in the middle. Hence, a lunar eclipse can only occur the night of a full moon. As seen from the Earth, a solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks ("occults") the Sun. This can happen only at new moon. One of the biggest misconceptions about the Moon is that its phases are caused by the Earth's shadow. The Earth's shadow causes eclipses, but it has nothing to do with phases. Rather, the phases of the Moon are produced by the alignment of the Moon and the Sun in the sky.
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