Infographic of the Day: The Last Full Moon of 2012
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December 27, 2012 - 12:56am
This Friday, 28 December 2012 at 5:21 a.m. EST the eastern coast of the USA will the full moon of December which is called the oak moon. According to Starry Night Software (hat tip Space.com):
Other names are frost moon, winter moon, long night’s moon, and moon before Yule. In Hindi it is known as margashirsha poornima. Its Sinhala (Buddhist) name is unduvap. The full moon rises around sunset and sets around sunrise, the only night in the month when the moon is in the sky all night long. The rest of the month, the moon spends at least some time in the daytime sky.
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