4. Aug, 2017

August Full Moon 2017

For August 2017 the Full Moon will occur on August 7th but the big news for August will be when the New Moon occurs later in the month. On August 21st 2017 the New Moon will result in a Total Eclipse of the moon that will be visible from many parts of the United States.

August's Full Moon is commonly known as the Sturgeon Moon for the fish found in the American Great Lakes. Other Indian tribes named it according to the crops that became ripe at this time of summer such as the Corn Moon, Fruit Moon and Grain Moon.