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Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch and special viewing bonus



(CNN) – It's time for another remarkable heavenly event. Be sure to look at the sky for 2019 Strawberry Moon. And for the appreciated eyes, there is a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our other planets.

So you are not disappointed or confused, first things first: The moon will not look like a big, round strawberry. This is because in North America the name comes from Algonquin tribes of Indians. This full moon was their sign of harvesting wild strawberries, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac.
This measure has other names in other parts of the world. In Europe you can hear it called Honey Moon, Mead Moon or Full Rose Moon. In the southern hemisphere, it can go with oak Moon, Cold Moon or Long Night Moon, according to EarthSky.org.

What is the best time to see it?

The top of the month depends on your time zone.

In the eastern time zone of the United States, it will happen at 4:30 am, Monday, June 1

7. On the west coast with Pacific Time, the peak will be 1:30 on the other side of the globe, New Delhi, India, will see peak time at 2 pm

But remember, peak time does not mean your only viewing time. As the old farmer's almanac points out, the moon will be full for viewers on Father's Day (Sunday, June 16) just after sunset.
For the best impression, take a look not in peak time, but while the moon is still low on your horizon, says CNN meteorologist Judson Jones.

"My favorite time to watch the full moon is as it rises over the eastern horizon. When the moon is low on the horizon, you can catch the view with objects in the foreground, which makes the moon seem bigger," Jones says.

"Say you are in the city, and you look between a couple of buildings or over the horizon, it will make it feel so much bigger and give it more influence. "He adds that if you are around the sea, a lake or mountain, the perspective can be very appealing.

Special guest

Now about that heaven's bonus, you might notice a bright object floating just over the moon. It will not be a star, but Jupiter.

The solar system's largest planet actually made its closest approach to Earth in 2019 back on June 10, but it still shows prominence on the night sky, even ordinary binoculars should provide impressive display results.

What's next ?

For those who like to follow earthly and heavenly events, we have the summer solstice come up in a few days – on Friday, June 21.

And the next full moon after the strawberry is Full Buck Moon on July 16. 19659018]
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