Articles About January (5)
The 12 Months of the Year
The 12 months of the year are linked to the Moon's orbit around Earth. Why are there 12 months? What do the month names mean?
Full Moon Names
Full Moons had given names in many ancient cultures. The Full Moon names we use today often reflect nature like Harvest Moon.
2020 Cosmic Calendar
Astronomical events and highlights of 2020 and 2021 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes.
The Month of January
January has 31 days, and is named after the two-faced Roman god Janus.
January: Wolf Moon
The January Full Moon is named after howling wolves. In some cultures, it was known as Old Moon, Ice Moon, Snow Moon, and the Moon after Yule.