Ukrainians will be able to see the first summer full moon

Украинцы смогут наблюдать первое летнее полнолуние

In Europe this event is also known as a Honey Moon and Full Pink Moon.

June 2019 full moon happens during the day, at 11:31 on June 17 Kyiv time, but the almost full moon will be visible the evening of June 17, 21:17 in Kiev.

This event is often called the full strawberry moon, the article says the American edition of “the Almanac of the old farmer,” reports the online edition of the with reference to

As the newspaper notes, this full moon got its name from the Algonquin tribes who believed this time the signal to picking ripe fruit. In Europe this event is also known as a Honey Moon and Full Pink Moon. In Europe, however, the moment of full moon will be in the daytime.

In the southern hemisphere this celestial phenomenon can be called the oak moon, cold moon or long night moon.

17 June — a 14 day of the moon in the lunar calendar. The percentage of moon illumination is 100%. Moonrise at 21:17 and sunset at 03:58. thus, strictly speaking, the evening of June 17, the Moon is already waning.

Astronomers say that to observe the full Moon better not peak time, and then when the satellite of the Earth is quite low over the Eastern horizon. When the moon is low on the horizon, it allows to cover the whole view with the objects in the foreground, the satellite kagetsa larger.

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Strawberry Moon is almost indistinguishable from any other full moon. She doesn’t even look red, but this spectacle reminds us of a time when people celebrated the time by the phases of the moon.

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