Look up: A full ‘strawberry moon’ rises tonight

Head outside tonight. A full “strawberry moon,” the last full moon of spring, will rise tonight.

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The moon won’t actually look red or like a strawberry. The Algonquin tribes called it the Strawberry Moon because of its timing around when strawberries and other fruits are ripe for picking, according to the Farmer’s Almanac.

Europeans called this moon a “Mead Moon” or “Honey Moon,” likely because it lined up with the spring honey harvest.

The moon is set to rise at 8:30 p.m. in Houston. Tonight should be a mostly clear night with few clouds blocking the view.

The next full moon, known as the “Full Buck Moon,” will rise on July 5.

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