The full moon in December, known as the cold moon because of the cold winter season, will be largest and brightest on Tuesday December 29, 2020 Here is the full moon of the last month seen in Kansas City, Missouri, Rises Beyond the Christmas LightsAP

The last full moon of 2020, known as the cold December moon, will shine in the night sky this week

Sky watchers can attend on Tuesday, December 13th Seeing the full moon of the year – yes, this is one of those occasional years with 13 full moons 29 That is, as long as Mother Nature cooperates, which she did not do on the first night of the unique Saturn-Jupiter conjunction on December 21

The full moon ends an exciting month for astronomy fans. In addition to the rare “Christmas star”, the Ursids meteor shower was visible from December 21 to December 26

Nicknamed the “cold moon,” the full moon rises in December at 4:12 pm from the northeast sky on Tuesday in New York City and 4:19 pm in Atlantic City, according to Zeitangabecom

It will officially reach its maximum brightness at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and set to 7:52 a.m. the next morning in New York and 7:49 a.m. in Atlantic City

The full moon in December is commonly known as the “cold moon” because of the cold winter air. ALcom File Photo

The nickname “cold moon” comes from Indian tribes, in this case the Mohawks, who nicknamed every full moon throughout the year

The cold refers to the falling temperatures that occur when winter officially sets in

While Full Cold Moon is the most popular nickname, there are a few others according to the Farmers’ Almanac and its competitor, the Old Farmer’s Almanac

Christmas refers to the pagan celebration of the winter solstice – the moment when winter officially begins. The nickname “long night”, according to the farmers’ almanac, is: “Because the winter night is actually long and the moon is long stands above the horizon The full winter full moon has a high trajectory across the sky because it faces a low sun ”

In the southern hemisphere, where the seasons are reversed, the full moon in December is often referred to as the strawberry moon, honey moon or rose moon.In the northern hemisphere, the strawberry moon is in June

The full moon in December is commonly known as the “cold moon” because of the cold winter temperatures Pixabay

If the weather doesn’t cooperate on December 29, or if it crosses your mind, the next full moon is only a month away January 28 will appear at 2:16 pm Easter time

A total lunar eclipse will take place on 26 May took place, an annular solar eclipse on May 10 June, a partial lunar eclipse between November 18 and Nov. 19 and a total solar eclipse on Dec. 4

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