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'Strawberry Moon' to Peak Early Monday on the West Coast




 An airplane flies past June's full moon known as the Strawberry Moon on June 27, 2018 in Montebello, California. (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP / Getty Images)

An airplane flies past June's full moon known as the Strawberry Moon on June 27, 2018 in Montebello, California. (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP / Getty Images)

It's time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze to the sky for 2019's Strawberry Moon. And for the keen-eyed, there's a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets.

So you're not disappointed or confused, first things first: The moon is not going to look like a big , round strawberry. That's because in North America, the name comes from Algonquin tribes of Native Americans. This full moon was their sign to harvest wild strawberries, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac.

This moon has other names in other parts of the world. In Europe, you might hear it called the Honey Moon, Mead Moon or the Full Rose Moon. In the Southern Hemisphere, it can go by Oak Moon, Cold Moon or Long Night Moon, according to EarthSky.org

The peak of the full moon happens depending on your time zone

In the Eastern Time Zone of the United States, this will happen at 4:30 am Monday, June 17. On the West Coast with Pacific Time, the peak will be 1:30 am. On the other side of the globe, New Delhi, India, will see the peak time of 2 pm

But remember, peak time

See the top right of the timeanddate.com page to get the time for your location. does not mean your only viewing time. As the Old Farmer's Almanac points out, the moon will be full of viewers on Father's Day (Sunday, June 16) shortly after sunset

For the best impression, take a look at the peak but while the moon is still low on your horizon, says CNN meteorologist Judson Jones.

"My favorite time to watch the full moon is as it rises over the eastern horizon. When the moon is low on the horizon, it lets you capture the view with objects in the foreground, making the moon look bigger, "said Jones.

" Say you are in the city, and you're watching between "It adds that if you are around the ocean, a lake or mountains, the perspective could be very pleasing

Special guest

Now, about that heavenly bonus. You may notice a bright object floating just above the moon. That's not a star but Jupiter

The solar system's largest planet actually made its closest approach to Earth in 2019 back on June 10, but it's still prominently in the night sky. Even the ordinary binoculars would yield impressive viewing results

What's next?

For those who like to follow the earthly and celestial events, we have the summer solstice coming in just a few days – on Friday, June 21. [19659908] And the next full moon after the Strawberry is the Full Buck Moon on July 16.

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