Strawberry Moon 2019: Best viewing time and special bonus watch
It's time for another remarkable heavenly event. Do not forget to look at the sky for Strawberry in 2019. And for the lighted eyes there is a heavenly bonus with a prominent look from one of our fellow planets.
So you are not disappointed or confused, the first thing: The moon will not look like a big, round strawberry. This is due to the fact that in North America the name comes from the Algonquin tribes of the Indians. This full moon was their sign of harvesting wild strawberries, according to the old farmer's almanac.
This moon has other names in other parts of the world. In Europe you may hear that it is called the Copper Moon, Mid Moon or Full Moon. In the southern hemisphere, you can go from Oak Moon, Cold Moon or Long Moon Moon, according to EarthSky.org.
What's the best time to see it?
In the eastern time zone of the United States, it will happen at 4:30 pm Monday, June 17th. On the west coast of Pacific Time, the peak will be 1:30 pm On the other side of Globus, New Delhi, India, will see the peak time at 14:00
See the top right side of timeanddate.com to get time for your location.
But remember that peak time does not just mean watching time. As the Old Farmer's Almanac points out, the moon will appear full of viewers on Father's Day (Sunday, June 16) shortly after sunset. on your horizon, says CNN meteorologist Judson Jones.
"My favorite time to watch the full moon is because it rises above the eastern horizon. When the moon is low on the horizon, it allows you to capture the view of objects in the foreground, which makes the moon larger, Jones said.
"Say you are in the city and watch between several buildings or over the horizon, it will make him feel much larger and give him more impact. "He adds that if you are around the ocean, lake or mountains, the prospect can be very enjoyable.
Now, for this heavenly bonus. You may notice a bright object floating right above the moon. This is not a star, but Jupiter.
The largest planet of the Solar System is actually the closest to the Earth in 2019 on June 10, but still visible to the night sky. Even ordinary binoculars have to produce impressive results.
For those who love to follow earthly and heavenly events, we have a summer solstice in just a few days – Friday, June 21st.
And the next full moon after Strawberry is the full moon on July 16th.