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Full moon is soon for February: here's the next lunar event

22/02/2024

Full moon is soon for February: here's the next lunar eventFull moon happens soon for February. Here's when to watch for the next special lunar event, coming to us during a leap year.

by Francois Jansen

22-02-2024 20:48

in Culture

Dassie Moon: When is the full moon in February 2024? Images: Stock/Canva

Full moon happens soon for February.

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Moon enthusiasts can watch the sky for February's full moon, appearing in the next few days. It completes one more lunar cycle, and brings us from the month of love into March.

February's moon is called the Snow Moon.

ALSO READ: The full moon names for February and March EXPLAINED

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Another reason makes February special It's also a leap year, giving February an extra day.

Here's what to know about the next moon event in February.

Full moon is soon for February: here's the next lunar event According to the website Time and Date, February's moon is happening on 24 February, 2024. That's on Friday!

It's traditional to call this lunar event the DASSIE MOON, or the Snow Moon.

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Even though it doesn't snow in all of the Southern Hemisphere, the name stuck.

Set your reminder for this special moon.

Full moon for March, 2024 Astronomy.com says the March 25 full moon is on the way next.

March's lunar event is the Worm Moon, when worms are active for the year. Worm Moons are the mark of spring for some parts of the world, signifying that the seasons are in the middle of change.

Ready for April happening after this?

April's full moon: 2024 The April lunar event is called the PINK MOON - and not because the moon is pink. It's called the Pink Moon due to the blossoms that arise at this time, when seasons are in their full swing.

According to Astronomy.com this moon happens on April 23.

There's an eclipse during the same month, though one that will be seen from North America and the United States.

Send us your moon photographs and videos Caught any cool footage? Snapped any spectacular images? Share it with the team. Send us your moon photographs and videos to info@thesouthafrican.com. We love hearing from our readers!

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