Full Moons Throughout the Year

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    2011 Full Moons

  • Wolf Moon

    The Wolf Moon is a full moon that occurs in January. Its name comes from hungry wolf packs that would howl outside the villages of Native Americans. This full moon is also known as the Old Moon or the Moon After Yule.
  • Snow Moon

    Also called Hunger Moon or Storm Moon
  • Worm Moon

    First full moon of Spring
  • Pink Moon

    Represents early Spring and has also been called "sprouting grass moon"
  • Flower Moon

    For many cultures this moon signals time to plant crops
  • Strawberry Moon

    Late Spring moon signals planting time in Northern zones
  • Thunder Moon

  • Green Corn Moon

  • Harvest Moon

    The Harvest Moon is perhaps the most well known and celebrated full moon. Signals the beginning of Fall
  • Hunters Moon

    The name is said to have been used by Native Americans as they tracked and killed their prey by autumn moonlight, stockpiling food for the winter ahead
  • Frost Moon

  • Long Night's Moon

    Represents the shortests daylight period of the year in many cultures