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Strawberry Moon – Mental Floss

The strawberry moon (June’s full moon) isn’t pink as its name suggests, but it is the most colorful moon of the lunar calendar.

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If you’re looking for an outdoor activity to ring in the summer months, look up at the sky this Friday. As USA Today reports, a strawberry moona.k.a. June’s full moonwill reach peak visibility the afternoon of June 5 and light up skies throughout the night. Here’s everything you need to know to catch the celestial event.
Why Is It Called a Strawberry Moon?
Each month’s full moon has a special name that’s tied to the time of year when it appears. June is the start of strawberry-picking season i…

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