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What is a strawberry super moon, where to watch?

The Free Press Journal | 14/06/2022 09:55 PM | Click to read full article

The strawberry moon, named after the Algonquin Native American tribe in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, alludes to the region's strawberry harvesting season rather than the moon's current tint.

The full moon of June begins this Tuesday (14). This month, it hits a point calledĀ perigeeĀ when our natural satellite reaches full phase at the same time that its elliptical orbit makes its closest approach to Earth.