Complete list of each full moon in 2017 including May’s Flower Moon
May 4, 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, as crops are sown in time for harvest, or Bright Moon since this full moon is famous to be one of a brightest. Some people impute to it as Milk Moon.
When? May 10
June: Strawberry Moon
This moon is named after the beginning of a strawberry picking season. It’s other names are Rose Moon, Hot Moon, or Hay Moon as grain is typically harvested around now.
When? June 9