Full Cold Moon Stuffs The Night With Light

Never was there a better named full moon than the Cold Moon. That’s the one you’ll see tonight, hanging up there in Gemini like some rogue ornament. Bucketfuls of moonlight spilled across my snow-covered yard last night, truly a beautiful sight. Radiant nights. That’s what December brings around full moon time. Snow magnifies the effect, so…
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Supermoon Dominates The Sky Tonight … But There’s More

Maybe because it’s been clear where I live for the past week, the moon’s been putting on a show like none other. We’ve been able to watch it wax from crescent through gibbous phases as on its way to tonight’s grand supermoon finale. Last night, the moon was so bright and so high, it felt…
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Full Sturgeon Moon Part Two

Did you see that big moon last night? August is the time of the Full Sturgeon Moon, named for the best time to catch sturgeon in the Great Lakes. Because the moment of lunar fullness occurred this morning at 4:26 a.m., we get a full moon “spillover effect” or two nights in a row of…
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A Full Moon In Your Christmas Stocking

There’s something bright and shiny under the Christmas tree this year — hey, it’s a full moon!  Does anybody even remember the last time we had a full moon on Christmas? It was back in 1977 when Star Wars first opened. What a fun coincidence that the new movie would appear the next time this…
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Tonight’s Fiery Full Moon Will Tug At Your Heart

Gosh, the moon was orange last night. The fire haze has returned, this time from the western U.S. Events happening far away can sometimes have great impact close to home. Tonight’s the Full Sturgeon Moon, named by the native peoples of the Great Lakes region for the best time of year to catch the primitive-looking…
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