May Flower Supermoon

Full Flower Moon on May 26th was the second (and last) supermoon of 2021. Supermoons appear larger and brighter than usual Full Moons: the May supermoon was 14 percent larger 30 percent brighter.

The first lunar eclipse of the 2021 that took place on that day was not visible in the UAE.

The May supermoon is called “Flower” because of spring time in the Northern Hemisphere:  warm weather and blooming flowers. It is also known as the Corn Planting Moon the Milk Moon and the Mother’s Moon.

In the photo below: Full Moon in Dubai, UAE.


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April Pink Supermoon

April Pink Supermoon is the first supermoon of 2021. Supermoons appear larger and brighter than usual Full Moons.

The “pink” in the name is related to wild flowers (genus Phlox) that bloom in pink around that time. It is also called the Egg Moon, the Fish Moon, the Sprouting Grass Moon.


Full Moon on 26th and 27th April 2021 in Dubai, UAE.

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April supermoon aroud the world


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Full Moons in 2021: Full Wolf Moon | Full Snow Moon | May Flower Supermoon

Full Moons in 2020: January Full Moon | February Full Moon in the clouds | March Worm Supermoon | April Pink Supermoon | May Flower Supermoon |   June Strawberry Moon and penumbral eclipse | July Buck Moon | August Sturgeon Moon | September Corn Moon | October Harvest Moon | Once in a Blue MoonFull Beaver Moon

Full Moons in 2019: Full Beaver Moon


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Full Snow Moon

In Northern Hemisphere February used to be the month of heaviest snowfall. Hence the February Full Moon is called traditionally Full Snow Moon.

Other names of February Full Moon: Bald Eagle Moon / Eagle Moon, Ojibwe Bear Moon, Tlingit Black Bear Moon, Raccoon Moon, Groundhog Moon, Goose Moon, Bony Moon and Hungry Moon.

February 26, 2021 is also a day of Chinese Lantern Festival – a culmination of Chinese New Year celebrations.


Full Moon rising on 26th February 2021 in Dubai, UAE.


Full Moon on 26th February 2021 in Dubai, UAE.


See also:

Full Moons in 2021: Full Wolf Moon

Full Moons in 2020: January Full Moon | February Full Moon in the clouds | March Worm Supermoon | April Pink Supermoon | May Flower Supermoon |   June Strawberry Moon and penumbral eclipse | July Buck Moon | August Sturgeon Moon | September Corn Moon | October Harvest Moon | Once in a Blue MoonFull Beaver Moon

Full Moons in 2019: Full Beaver Moon


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Full Wolf Moon

During January the wolves were believed to howl more often than other parts of the year. That is why the Full Moon of this winter month was called traditionally Full Wolf Moon. Other names of January Full Moon: Hunger Moon, Frost Moon, Snow Moon, Severe Moon.


Full Moon on 28th January 2021 in Dubai, UAE.


Full Moon rising above Dubai suburbs on 29th January 2021.


See also:

Full Moons in 2020: January Full Moon | February Full Moon in the clouds | March Worm Supermoon | April Pink Supermoon | May Flower Supermoon |   June Strawberry Moon and penumbral eclipse | July Buck Moon | August Sturgeon Moon | September Corn Moon | October Harvest Moon | Once in a Blue MoonFull Beaver Moon

Full Moons in 2019: Full Beaver Moon


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