17 Different Full Moons and How They Got Their Names

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Sure, you’ve heard about lunar eclipses and know what they’re all about, but did you know that there’s actually so much more to the full moon than just being a full moon? If you’ve heard someone mention a harvest moon or a supermoon, those are just two of the types of full moons you can see in the sky, but there are actually so many more of them. In fact, each month of the year has a full moon with its own name and story, typically from Native American tales. Keep reading to learn the history of each and mark your calendars for the most special full moons in 2020.

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