Full moons of 2020 Jan. Feb. March 9 – Worm moon (supermoon) April 7 – Pink moon (supermoon) May 7 – Flower moon (supermoon) June 5 – Strawberry moon and a penumbral lunar eclipse (not visible in U.S.) July 5 – Buck moon and a penumbral lunar eclipse. Aug.
The next full Moon will occur on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 2:48 PM ET, and is commonly known as the Full Worm Moon.
2020 is notable in that it will not have twelve full moons, but thirteen. The thirteenth full moon is called a blue moon. About every nineteen years, the opposite occurs, in that February will not have a full moon.
Don’t Miss Tonight’s Full Moon: The Wolf Moon.
November’s Beaver Full Moon 2020: See a lunar eclipse and a near-minimoon. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the November full phase is called the Full Beaver Moon, as it is when beavers usually went into their lodges for winter.
A new study found that humans get less sleep and less deep sleep during a full moon. Swiss researchers found that even in rooms in which the moon and outside environment cannot be sensed, the same holds true.
But purists will call the December 2020 full moon the last full moon of the decade. It happens on December 29 or 30, depending on your time zone (more full for the Americas on the night of December 29; round and full on December 30, too, for everywhere worldwide).
On the night of July 4/5, 2020 a subtle penumbral lunar eclipse is visible from North America and South America.
June full moon 2020: The ‘ Strawberry Moon ‘ brings a penumbral lunar eclipse. The full moon of June, also called the Strawberry Moon, will occur the morning of Friday, June 5, at 3:12 p.m. EDT (1912 GMT), just a few minutes before entering a penumbral lunar eclipse, according to NASA’s SkyCal.
13 Moons and What They Mean January – Wolf Moon. Another name for the Wolf Moon is Chaste Moon. February – Ice Moon. This is usually a darker time as we long for the spring. March – Storm Moon. April – Growing Moon. May – Hare Moon. June – Mead Moon. July – Hay Moon. August – Corn Moon.
Their heart rate and blood pressure were both lower during full and new moons. Plus, their heart rates returned to normal levels more quickly during full and new moons. In this study, researchers concluded that humans were more physically efficient during full and new moons.
In modern times, most of us know Blue Moons as the second full moon of a calendar month. By this definition, there was a Blue Moon on July 31, 2015; January 31, 2018; and March 31, 2018. The next one will be October 31, 2020.
The full moon of March, called the Worm Moon, will occur in the eastern U.S. during the afternoon hours of March 9, about 13 hours before reaching perigee, the nearest point from Earth in its orbit. This will create a “supermoon,” a full moon that appears slightly larger than average.
“When the moon is near the horizon, the ground and horizon make the moon appear relatively close. Because the moon is changing its apparent position in depth while the light stimulus remains constant, the brain’s size-distance mechanism changes its perceived size and makes the moon appear very large.
There will be a full moon on October 1st and October 31, 2020. Because October has two full moons scheduled, the latter full moon is dubbed as the blue moon. The blue moon will reach its peak on October 31 at 10:49 a.m., EDT, according to the Farmer’s Almanac.