Home » News & Blogs » The Sky Tonight Update: Full Moon
Bookmark and Share
Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

The Sky Tonight Update: Full Moon

4 Jul 2020, 16:00 UTC
The Sky Tonight Update: Full Moon
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

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 phase occurs at 04:44 UTC.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Buck Moon because the male buck deer would begin to grow their new antlers at this time of year.
This moon has also been known as the Full Thunder Moon and the Full Hay Moon.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day