Articles About May (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 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes.
The Month of May
May is the fifth month of the year, has 31 days, and is named after the Greek goddess Maia.
May: Flower Moon
The Full Moon in May is known as the Flower Moon. Other names include the Corn Planting Moon, and the Milk Moon, while some named it the Hare moon.