Stunning Pink Moon Will Light up Night Skies This Weekend | 22 Words

There's something about a moon that's just magical...

The mystery of what's up there with it and the way it lights up the night sky.

Well, if you already think it's cool, then wait until this weekend when it will turn pink.

Keep scrolling to find out when you'll be able to see it...

The moon's a mysterious place.


Something we all think about.

But probably, a place that not many of us will visit.

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Unless you're extremely lucky.

For the majority of us, we have to admire it from the ground.

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Which we don't mind.

If you keep your eyes on the skies tonight, you'll be able to see a strawberry moon.

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Yes, an actual pink moon. Keep scrolling to find out how, when and where to look...

We're pretty certain that you won't want to miss it.


We certainly won't be!

The strawberry moon was first visible this morning.

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But don't worry if you missed it, because theres another chance...

Well, are you ready to look?


Because it's pretty cool and happening in the sky tonight.

The Strawberry moon can also be called Honey Moon, the Mead Moon or the Rose Moon.


But the name Strawberry Moon derives from the Algonquin Native American tribes in eastern North America.

The appearance of the moon was used as a signal to gather ripening wild strawberries.

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A smart idea.

If you're going to be looking this evening, at a more convenient time, then you should be looking towards the eastern part of the sky to catch it.

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According to NASA the Moon will be close enough to opposite the Sun that it will pass through part of the partial shadow of the Earth, called a partial penumbral eclipse of the Moon.

As it will be visible again, with it projected to be "full" at 3:12 p.m. EDT.

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And also viewable this evening at moonrise.

Some of those who were lucky enough to have already seen the strawberry moon having been sharing it on Twitter.

One user shared their view from this morning.

Another user shared the pictures they also managed to take.

And the color is vivid.

Whilst many others have been using the platform to remind people to look out for it.

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It's definitely not a sight you want to miss!

But don't worry if you will, we have you covered...


You can also watch a Livestream of it by tuning into the Virtual Telescope.