I hope you got to see last night’s full moon. But if your skies were cloudy, you can get some awesome looks at the March full moon in these photos by EarthSky friends from places all around the world.
The moon turned full Sunday, March 16, at 17:08 UTC, or 12:08 p.m. Central Daylight Time. In the Northern Hemisphere, we often call this full moon the Sap Moon, Crow Moon, Worm Moon or Lenten Moon. For the Southern Hemisphere, this March full moon is the Harvest Moon – the closest full moon to the autumn equinox. Here’s more:
Last of the season’s three full moons on March 16
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Jv Noriega: Full Moon rising tonight, March 16 2014, 99.84% illumination, in Manila.
Kausor Khan: Blood moon rising in Hyderabad 1900 IST.
Peter Jones: Tonight’s moon, gleaming in lone grandeur, rises over Philippines. — in General Santos City, Philippines.
Kausor Khan: A collage of blood moon rising.
Nikolaos Pantazis: Today’s full moon rising over the Acropolis of Athens, Greece
Abhinav Singhai: Full Moon captured at India Gate (war memorial.)
Mohamed Laaïfat Photographies: Moonrise in Normandy tonight
Annie Lewis: I wasn’t ready for this, but it’s a curious photo. You can even see the contrail. Madrid, Spain.
Christo Meintjes: The moon today after sunset over Pretoria City, South Africa.
Jean-Baptiste Feldmann: Full moon on Sunday. 75th day of the year, the full moon occurred at 17:10, while our natural satellite was exactly 395635 km from us… This full moon of the month of March is also called full moon Raven or the Sap.
Mike Rininger: Tonight’s moon at about 10:45pm in the Michigan sky.
Joe Randall: Full Crow Moon. Garden of the Gods, Colorado
Irenilda M. Neves: Full Moon Tonight, Vila Velha ES Brazil
Arizona Gals: Arizona Moon
Bruce Tennant: March 16 7:20 pm local time Moonrise over Santiago Peak as seen from Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, California