Complete list of each full moon in 2017 including April’s Pink Moon

April 11, 2017 - Supermoon

March: Worm Moon

As temperatures warm, earthworm casts start to seem and birds start anticipating food. It’s also famous as Sap Moon, Crow Moon and Lenten Moon.

When? Mar 12

April: Pink Moon

April’s full moon is famous as a Pink Moon, though don’t be fooled into meditative it will spin pink. It’s indeed named after pinkish wildflowers, that appear in a US and Canada in early spring. 

This moon – that we can see around 07:08 on Tuesday Apr 11 –  is also famous as Egg Moon, due to open egg-laying season. Some coastal tribes referred to it as Fish Moon since it seemed during a same time as a shad swimming upstream. 

This moon is critical since it used to repair a date of Easter, that is always a initial Sunday after a Pink Moon appears. This year, Easter falls on Sunday, Apr 16.  The Pink Moon also heralds the beginning of Jewish Passover.

When? Apr 11 

May: Flower Moon

Spring has strictly sprung by a time May arrives, and flowers and charming blooms dot a landscape. This moon is also famous as Corn Planting Moon, or a Milk Moon.

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