This Sunday, August 10, the full Moon will appear as much as 14% closer and 30% brighter than other full Moons of the year. Why? The August full Moon falls on the same day as perigee. It is known as the Full Sturgeon Moon of August. Fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this … Continue reading This Sunday look for the Full Sturgeon Supermoon
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Full Wolf Moon Tonite! – HOWL!
Tonight's full moon is known as the Full Wolf Moon. This name dates back to Native American tribes in the Northern and Eastern United States. According to the Farmer's Almanac, "Amid the cold and deep snows of midwinter, the wolf packs howled..." The wolf is a keystone species in our watersheds. This oft-maligned canine plays … Continue reading Full Wolf Moon Tonite! – HOWL!