The full moon that falls in June is most commonly known as the ‘Strawberry Moon’- a name that originates with Native Americans. It is neither pink nor looks like a strawberry. The name is given because June is traditionally a time when the wild strawberries are ready for the harvest in North America.June’s full moon was named ‘Strawberry Moon’ by various indigenous people to mark the ripening of the wild strawberries.
People will be able to see the fascinating celestial event online for free. The Virtual Telescope Project in Ceccano, Italy will host a free Livestream of the full moon on June 14, 2022.The webcast will begin at 3.15 PM EDT and it will show the live views of the Full Moon as it rises over Rome.
June’s Full Strawberry Supermoon will occur at 7:51 am EDT (1151 GMT), however, the moon will appear full to the observers in the day before and after the actual event.
The Strawberry Super-moon will happen on Tuesday, 14th June 2022. 🍓 🌕 pic.twitter.com/1s8gVYoFXM— Liz Wride (@LizWride) June 11, 2022
The Full moon in June 2022 will be second of the four consecutive supermoons.
A supermoon can appear ever so slightly larger than the full moon does when it is farthest from the Earth.
As per NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the Supermoon can appear up to 30% brighter and 17% larger.