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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? more

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. more

2019 Cosmic Calendar

Astronomical events and highlights of 2019 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes. more

The Month of May

May is the fifth month of the year, has 31 days, and is named after the Greek goddess Maia. more

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. more

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