You wouldn’t want to miss the “Supermoon” Flower Moon tonight!

A “Supermoon” Flower Moon will be greeting our night skies this May, and it’s something you don’t want to miss because this May’s full moon will be the last in a series of four “supermoons” this year. (ALSO READ: A Supermoon in Scorpio is Coming! Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of May 4) According to […]

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A “Supermoon” Flower Moon will be greeting our night skies this May, and it’s something you don’t want to miss because this May’s full moon will be the last in a series of four “supermoons” this year.

(ALSO READ: A Supermoon in Scorpio is Coming! Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of May 4)

According to NASA, the Maine Farmer’s Almanac first published “Indian” names for the Full Moons in the 1930s. During this time of year, flowers are abundant, hence the name “Flower Moon.” It was named by the Algonquin tribes, of what is now the northeastern United States.

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The “Flower Moon” is also called different names like the “Corn Planting Moon” and the “Milk Moon.” This full moon is also the second full moon of spring. The “Flower Moon” also corresponds to Vesak, also known as Buddha Purnima, a holiday observed by Buddhists across Asia. This holiday is also sometimes informally called “Buddha’s Birthday.”

(ALSO READ: Here’s why this April’s “Pink Super Moon” is going to be a special one)

The “Supermoon” Flower Moon will be visible on May 7 until May 9, 2020 here in the Philippines.


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