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The Sky Tonight Update: Full Moon

9 Jan 2020, 16:00 UTC
The Sky Tonight Update: Full Moon
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The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Wolf Moon because this was the time of year when hungry wolf packs howled outside their camps.
This moon has also been know as the Old Moon and the Moon After Yule.

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