Thursday, June 8, 2023

When is the full moon of May 2023? How and where to see Phool Chand or the blooming moon

Full moon This is an event that usually occurs only once a month, but has a total of 365 or 366 days in a year, depending on whether it is a leap year, and approximately 12.4 lunations, since the Moon Each stage of the takes approx. 7 days and the moon goes through 4 phases Full moon, new moon, rising quarter and waning quarter. to complete it cycle takes about 28 days,

Thus, depending on how the lunar cycles fit into the calendar, there may be years in which 12 full moon and years in which there have been or will be 13, as is the case for 2023, which will have two full moons in August: the 1st and the 31st.

However, there will only be one in May. The phase in which the Moon is full is the phase in which the Moon can be best seen with the naked eye. and also appear round and shiny One day before and one day after reaching full phase.

Waning moon

And this month of May is called flower moon, The origin of this sect is due to popular culture, since the names that Native American tribes gave each moon, are commonly used. In particular, the one for the month of May served to control the passing of the seasons and the arrival of each moment.

However, the names differ. Thus, others gave this moon different names, such as the Mother’s Moon – considering it a symbol of increased fertility – the Milk Moon – as a symbol of the end of late frosts – or the Corn Planter Moon – plants. For the flower of .

On the other hand, in China the lunar months get different names and in particular, the full moon in May is called ‘huaiyu’ or acacia month. Or, even Dragon Moon.

On the other hand, in the Southern Hemisphere, May is the Beaver Moon or Frost Moon, which is why their seasons are reversed and for them May is the last month of autumn, before winter begins in June.

Coincidence of events

On the night of May 5 to May 6, the moon will complete its rotation and become complete. that day there will be a eclipse shadow Which one Appears in Asia, Oceania, Africa and Europe But it will hardly be visible in Spain, on the peninsula—except in the northwest—and in the Balearic Islands, as it will coincide with moonrise.

The eclipse will begin at 5:15 pm peninsular time event will end 9:30 p.m.

In addition, the apogee of the full moon and eclipse coincide with eta aquarids meteor showerwho started their show fast meteor Those who leave long, bright marks on April 19th. unfortunately, having full moon event will be dull And it will not be clearly seen on that day. fortunately, There will be an opportunity to see meteor shower till 28th May.

How to view it

The best way to get a good look at the full moon avoid tall buildings that they cover it and light pollution, Of course, if the sky is cloudy, it will be very difficult to see.

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