Behind The Full Moon


The Wolf Moon Of January

Overview Winter can be a tough time of year in the Pacific Northwest with cold temperatures and snow, but the sky can still be an amazing sight to see! Winter astronomy does mean bundling up…


The Flower Moon of May

Overview May in the Pacific Northwest is great as the weather should be consistently nice enough to allow for the exploration of the outdoors and of the nights sky! In the sky, May is great…


The Cold Moon of December

Overview December was considered to be the coldest month of the year for the Northern Hemisphere, which means that the winter solstice was almost here. With the coming of the winter solstice, the days would…


The Strawberry Moon Of June

Overview June is in the beginning of summer, numerous astronomy events and sights, and numerous outdoor activities. June is the time to see the Milky Way in a dark sky sight because all the wilderness…


The Full Sturgeon Moon of August

Overview As the last full month of summer, August has the distinction of being plentiful both in respect to the food, wealth of astronomical sights, and outdoor opportunities. The Pacific Northwest August is a great…


The Snow Moon of February

Overview February is the shortest month of the year and can be really cold. This is the time of the year in which the Pacific Northwest receives the most monthly snowfall. Meaning Behind The Name…


The Beaver Moon of November

Named after the Beaver; the Full Beaver Moon of November is the time of the year that beavers are making their preparations for the winter. Moreover, hunters would use this time to prepare the last…


The Full Buck Moon Of July

Overview Often the hottest month of the year, July is the middle of the summer season. Baseball is in full swing, kids are out of school and the dog days of summer are upon us….


The Worm Moon Of March

Overview With the end of the winter season and start of the spring season, March is the time of change and new beginnings. The Worm Moon of March transitions from Winter to Spring with the…