May’s Full Flower Moon, also called Mother’s Moon, Milk Moon, and Corn Planting Moon, marks a time of increasing fertility with temperatures warm enough for safely bearing young, a near end to late frosts, and plants in bloom.
Lackluster Lunar Eclipse: Full Moon Dips In Earth’s Shadow Tonight
by Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching ColumnistDate: 24 May 2013 Time: 07:57 AM ET
North America will be well positioned to see a lunar eclipse late tonight (May 24), but it might not be worth waiting up for.
During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the moon will only pass into the Earth’s outer shadow — the penumbra — which is much fainter and more diffuse compared with the much sharper and darker shadow known as the umbra more from Space.Com