Watch a double celestial event: The last Supermoon of the year and the Perseid meteor showers
Full moon at Bethany Beach, DelawareHeather Jauquet/Author. Looking for a fun family activity before the school year starts? Leave the bright lights of the District and head to the darkest skies in Maryland. Or head to the beach far away from the lights on the boardwalk. Go somewhere rural with little light, and you’ll be able to catch both the Supermoon known as the Sturgeon moon and the Perseid meteor showers.
NY: A Front Row Seat to the Final Supermoon of 2022
Thursday's supermoon will be hard to miss!(Süheyl Burak/Unsplash) New York and New Jersey will be lucking out on Thursday evening as it will be the fourth and final supermoon of 2022!
Chicago will get to see the year's last supermoon on Thursday night
Unfortunately, the bright full moon will make the Perseid meteor shower (peaking on the same night) difficult to spot. (CHICAGO) It's the last supermoon of 2022, and if you miss this one, the next one won't be until almost a year from now.
The Aquarius Full Moon in August is the Ideal Time to End a Relationship, Break Free, or Simply Let Go.
August's Aquarius Full Moon is the Perfect Time for Breaking Up, Breaking Free, or Breaking Down.Prince. The full moon in Aquarius occurs in August, when the sun, Earth, and moon are aligned, causing the lunar orb to appear especially large and bright in the night sky. In astrology, this celestial occurrence is considered one of the most potent times of the year, when our emotions run high, inspiring us to do things we wouldn’t ordinarily have the courage to do on any other day.
This year buck supermoon will be the largest full moon
This year's most extensive and brightest supermoon, the Buck moon, will take place on July 13. When the July supermoon is known as Buck Moon, male deer, also known as bucks, will have fully developed antlers, and each year's regrowth will be even more impressive than the last. Another name given to the July supermoon by The Farmer's Almanac is the Feather Moulting Moon (Cree) or the Salmon Moon (Tlingit), which refers to the time of year when the local fish return to be harvested. According to Space.com, this supermoon will be at its closest point to Earth around 5 a.m. EDT in 2022. Strawberry Moon is just 200km closer to Earth than the last Strawberry Moon, and it will be fully risen a little over 9 hours and 38 minutes later.
Strawberry Moon- Full Moon & Supermoon: Moon Illusions and Apparent Retrograde Motion Will Outshine May 31 Meteor Shower
Nearly as awe-inspiring as the Blood Moon, the Strawberry Moon is named after the wild strawberries that began to ripen during early summer; this Full Moon is also referred to as Rose Moon, Hot Moon, and Mead Moon. Super Full Moons appear up to 7% larger than the average full moon. They also appear 30% brighter than a 'micromoon.' Unlike May's disappointing meteor shower, the visible Moon Illusion and Apparent Retrograde make strawberry moons even more interesting. Both will accompany this year's Super Strawberry Full Moon. Further, you can watch below for more information from NBC on the year's most colorful moon. [i]