July Buck Moon

Full Buck Moon on 4th July 2020.

July’s Full Moon is known as the Full Buck Moon (around July the new antlers of the bucks start to grow), the Thunder Moon, the Full Hay Moon or the Full Wort Moon.

Buck Moon penumbral eclipse was visible in North and South America, in western Africa, southwestern Europe and in New Zealand. The Moon was less bright than usual. During a penumbral eclipse Moon passes into Earth’s outer shadow (penumbra). A total lunar eclipse occurs when Moon enters the shadow of the Earth (umbra).

See also:

Supermoons in 2020: March Worm Supermoon | April Pink Supermoon | May Flower Supermoon

Full Moons in 2020: January Full Moon | February Full Moon in the clouds | June Strawberry Moon and penumbral eclipseAugust Sturgeon Moon

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