Region to be treated to a strawberry moon

Region to be treated to a strawberry moon

Region to be treated to a strawberry moon

The stargazers could easily view the Saturn's rings as well as the large moon of the planet, Titan, with the help of a good binocular or telescope.

This is the closest to Earth that Saturn will be this year as Saturn's rotational axis will now pull the planet away.

Although a full moon may only be visible for a day, the visibility of Saturn in the night sky will remain for several more months.

It is also known as the Honey Moon and Mead Moon, in case you need any other edible inspiration. Specifically, the moon will be located to the right of Saturn and northeast of a pair of bright stars, Sigma Sagittarlii and Kaus Australis, on June 27, according to a separate report from Gloucestershire Live.

The moon is set to rise at 8:24 p.m. and be at its fullest at 9:53 p.m., according to Washington State University astronomer Michael Allen. Nope. It won't be red or juicy, because the so-called Strawberry Moon got its meaning by appearing around the time in North America when wild strawberries begin to ripen. If you don't have a telescope, though, you can still spot Saturn in the sky. The moon will rise at 8:05 p.m.in NY, with sunset at 8:31 p.m.

Look for the Strawberry Moon at dusk, and keep looking for 15 minutes to give the Earth time to rotate a little to reveal the full moon.

It won't appear red with speckles of black seeds, but the first full moon of summer will take on a reddish tint and appear unnaturally large.

June's full moon is called the Strawberry Moon because it signaled to some Native American tribes that it was the time of year to gather ripening strawberries, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. It's a hypnotic sight indeed and the easiest time to look at it, but as it rises higher into the sky it will quickly change to yellow, and then to white as it becomes too bright to look at comfortably.

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