Names of the Full Moons
January Old Moon, or Moon After Yule
February Snow Moon, Hunger Moon, or Wolf Moon
March Sap Moon, Crow Moon or Lenten Moon
April Grass Moon, or Egg Moon
May Planting Moon, or Milk Moon
June Rose Moon, Flower Moon, or Strawberry Moon
July Thunder Moon, or Hay Moon
August Green Corn Moon, or Grain Moon
September Fruit Moon, or Harvest Moon
October Harvest Moon, or Hunter's Moon
November Hunter's Moon, Frosty Moon, or Beaver Moon
December Moon Before Yule, or Long Night Moon

REFERENCE: Astronomical Calendar 1998 by Guy Ottewell, Universal Workshop, Furman University Greenville, SC 29613. Phone 803-294-2208, fax 864-294-3523, email web site

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