On Monday evening, the Sturgeon Moon will light up the night sky. More
While the name may conjure up a mental image of a moon decorated with caviar craters, the full moon in the month of August actually got its name from Native American tribes along the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
It was around August that sturgeon were most plentiful and easily caught. But different tribes had different names for the moon based on their agriculture. Some call it the “Full Green Corn Moon,” the “Wheat Cut Moon,” “Moon When All Things Ripen” or the “Blueberry Moon.”
The moon will actually reach its perfect peak at