Get Ready “Loonies” For The Super Moon Tonight!
There are full moons and then there are super moons! It you look up into the sky tonight (March 9th) you'll see the first super moon of 2020!
By definition super moons occur when the moon is especially close to Earth during its full moon phase, making it look larger and brighter than usual.
Native Americans historically gave nature-based names to each recurring full moon of the year. This one is known as the "worm moon."
According to the Old Farmers' Almanac, "It's called worm moon because this is the time of year the "ground begins to soften enough for earthworm casts to reappear, inviting robins and other birds to feed -- a true sign of spring".