Have you ever wondered a full moon to be a pink moon? Yes! A pink moon is going to mark its presence this April.Have you ever wondered a full moon to be a pink moon? Yes! A pink moon is going to mark its presence this April.
What time can people see the Full Pink Moon, April 2018 around the World?
The moon lovers in Europe shall witness a Pink Moon on April 30. It is believed that the full pink moon will be visible on April 30, 2018, in the United Kingdom sharp at 1.58 BST.
The birth of term Pink Moon is attributed to the Pink flowers. The pink flowers are better known as Wild Ground Phlox or Moss Phlox. They cover the entire land stretch like a pink blanket. This distinctive characteristic of the tiny pinky plants blossoms to welcome the season of spring.
A shad fish swims upstream during this spring period. Since the moon resembles the shad fish, it is also named as Sprouting Grass Moon, Fish Moon, and the Egg Moon.
The second full moon of April is precisely at a distance of two weeks from the first one. The first full moon was witnessed on April 15, while the next will exhibit its complete appearance on April 29.
The Space.com conveyed that the natives of the East Coast of United States of America shall witness the full moon at around 7.30 pm in the clock.
Usually, the phases of moon require 29.5 days for its completion. It thus follows that the frequency of a full moon appearance is one full moon per month.
The April’s full moon finds its presence of significance in the Easter calendar too. It is used calculate the days for the Easter. The first Sunday which succeeds the Easter is known as the Easter Sunday.
Also, the April full moon finds its significance in the traditions of the Theravada Buddhists. They mark the April full moon as the beginning of their new year. It is widely celebrated as the New Year day across Thailand, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.