Photographer's Note

If you've ever seen a full moon in June, you may have noticed something a little off about it. The moon usually glows a bright snowy white. Yet the full moon during this month generally appears with an orange tint, as though it were made of stale cheddar. rnrnThis is a phenomenon known as the "Strawberry Moon" and, in the year 2021, it is scheduled to happen on the night of Thursday, June 24.rnrnThe Strawberry Moon, specifically, generally refers to the full Moon in June which is the last full Moon of spring, or the first of summer, depending on when it lands. Since the summer solstice landed on June 20 this year, this year's Strawberry Moon is the first of summer. rnrnAs for the orange tint, there's an astronomical explanation. When the moon sits low in the sky, it appears redder, similar to how the sky in general appears red towards the horizon at sunset. rnrnUnfortunately, the sky was covered with clouds, so no full moon was visible. But before the strong storm in the evening, the sky looked very unusually. These were the colours, I haven't done anything in pp.

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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13401 W: 141 N: 34841] (157280)
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