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🌕 Full Moon

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April 26, 2021 @ 10:31 pm – April 27, 2021 @ 12:59 am America/Chicago Timezone
2021-04-26T22:31:00-05:00
2021-04-27T00:59:59-05:00

This is also the first of three “supermoons” for 2021, with the moon making a closer-than-usual pass by earth. (It will be closest during the next new moon… when you can’t see it.)

In the northern hemisphere, this full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Pink Moon because it marked the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the first spring flowers. This moon has also been known as the Sprouting Grass Moon, the Growing Moon, and the Egg Moon. Many coastal tribes called it the Fish Moon because this was the time that the shad swam upstream to spawn.

In the southern hemisphere this might be the Full Harvest Moon. The harvest of all crops usually gets into full swing in April, along with hunting to stock up the meat cellars. This could easily be called The Full Hunters Moon, or it might be named for a specific fruit that’s prominent in the region, or an animal that’s plentiful and commonly sought for meat.

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1:59 am 🌓 First Quarter Moon
🌓 First Quarter Moon
Apr 20 @ 1:59 am – Apr 21 @ 12:59 am
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Apr
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all-day Lyrids Meteor Shower
Lyrids Meteor Shower
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day
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Apr
26
Mon
10:31 pm 🌕 Full Moon
🌕 Full Moon
Apr 26 @ 10:31 pm – Apr 27 @ 12:59 am
This is also the first of three “supermoons” for 2021, with the moon making a closer-than-usual pass by earth. (It will be closest during the next new moon… when you can’t see it.) In the northern hemisphere, this full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Pink[...]
May
3
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2:50 pm 🌗 Last Quarter Moon
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May 3 @ 2:50 pm – May 4 @ 12:59 am
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May
6
Thu
all-day Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
May 6 – May 7 all-day
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May
11
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2:00 pm 🌑 New Moon
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May 11 @ 2:00 pm – May 12 @ 12:59 am
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May
17
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4:00 am Mercury Is Back Again!
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May 17 @ 4:00 am – 5:00 am
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May
19
Wed
2:13 pm 🌓 First Quarter Moon
🌓 First Quarter Moon
May 19 @ 2:13 pm – May 20 @ 12:59 am
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26
Wed
4:45 am Total Eclipse of the Moon!
Total Eclipse of the Moon!
May 26 @ 4:45 am – 7:53 am
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6:14 am 🌕 Full Moon
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May 26 @ 6:14 am – May 27 @ 12:59 am
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