When the Strawberry Moon will be best for viewing


The sweetest moon of the year is finally ripe for viewing.

Father’s Day Sunday will end with a glorious full Strawberry Moon — as well as the perfect time to see Jupiter which will shine bright beside it.

Eager skywatchers wanting to catch the exact moment the moon is 100% astronomically full will have to set an early alarm – with it lasting just an instant at 4:31 a.m. Monday, according to NASA.

But for most, the June moon will have been a three-day treat, with the space agency expecting it to look full when seen until at least Tuesday morning.

The Strawberry Moon may take on a red hue, especially for those looking from northern Europe, although its name has nothing to do with color.

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