Super Pink Moon 2021: 10 stunning photos of April’s full moon

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Will the moon be pink?

April full moon is also called the Pink Moon, but it has nothing to do with its color. According to NASA, the April moon got its name after the herb pink moss, also known as creeping phlox, moss phlox or mountain phlox, which is one of the earliest spring flowers appearing in the United States. Space.comThe Super Pink Moon of 2021 rises tonight, but it won't look pink

When is the Pink Moon supposed to happen?

Are you ready for the 2021 Pink Moon? Monday night's full moon will be the first of two supermoons this year. According to NASA, the “pink super moon” will be at its biggest and brightest at 11:32 p.m. ET on Monday, April 26, 2021. syracuse.comPink Moon 2021: How to see the supermoon at its biggest and brightest

Why is it called the Pink Moon?

The Pink Moon is named for a type of herb moss native to the eastern U.S., one of the earliest widespread flowers of spring, according to NASA science writer Gordon Johnston. It's known by different names in other parts of the world, as it corresponds with differing Hindu, Buddhist, and Eastern Christian celebrations. KUTV 2NewsWhen to see 2021's first supermoon, the Pink Moon

When will there be a Pink Moon 2021?

When to See the Full Moon in April 2021 Venture outside on the night of Monday, April 26, to catch a glimpse of April's full Pink Moon. This full Moon—which is the first of two supermoons this year—will be visible after sunset and reach peak illumination at 11:33 P.M. EDT. almanac.comFull Moon for April 2021

Updated 4:33 AM ET, Mon April 26, 2021

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Brighter days are upon us. 

The first pink supermoon of 2021 will rise above the horizon projecting a bright hue that’s larger than a full moon on Monday evening.

The supermoon, traditionally called the Pink Moon, will be visible at around 11:32 p.m. and the moon will appear to be full through Wednesday morning, according to NASA.

Supermoons, which appear to have an enhanced glow and look larger in the sky, tend to be around 7% bigger and around 15% brighter than the typical full moon, according to the Farmers’ Almanac.

And while some viewers may be eager to see the pink-colored moon, it won’t actually be pink, but instead, appear to be more golden.

"Before you get your hopes up, this 'Super Pink Moon' won’t actually look 'super pink'—or any hue of pink, really. The Moon will be its usual golden color near the horizon and fade to a bright white as it glides overhead!" the Farmer's Almanac says. 

If you don’t catch the first supermoon on Monday, don’t fret – the second supermoon will be visible on May 26 and is expected to be even bigger and brighter.

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