Behind The Full Moon


Showing some of the Moon Phases

The Wolf Moon Of January

The first full moon of the new calendar year is called the Wolf Moon. Winter can be a tough time of year in the Pacific Northwest with cold temperatures and snow, but the sky can…


The Flower Moon of May

The May weather allows for great floral displays, which helps explain where the name Flower Moon of May comes from. May in the Pacific Northwest is great as the weather should be nice enough to…


The Cold Moon of December

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 start…


The Strawberry Moon Of June

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 areas…


The Sturgeon Moon of August

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 time…


The Snow Moon of February

Called the Snow Moon of February, the full moon occurring during the shortest month of the year represents the weather, which can be really cold. This is the time of the year in which the…


The Beaver Moon of November

Named after the Beaver; the Full Beaver Moon of November is the time of the year that beavers are preparing for the winter. Therefore, hunters use this time to prepare the last beaver traps of…


The Full Buck Moon Of July

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. Although…


The Worm Moon Of March

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 Winter…