April showers bring May flowers...but not this April Shower.  This one is set to bring the oohs and ahhs from watchers of the night sky...because this shower is the first meteor shower since January.

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Lots To See In The Night Sky

It appears to be a busy celestial season ahead with Venus, Mars and Saturn still visible in the early morning sky through the first full week of April, and Mars and Saturn will come together, appearing very close to each other, about an hour before sunrise tomorrow (April 5th).
Now let's talk moons for a moment.  Here's a list of months and moons :
January: Wolf Moon  February: Snow Moon  March: Worm Moon

April: Pink Moon - Northern Native Americans call April's full moon the pink moon after a species of early blooming wildflower. In other cultures, this moon is called the sprouting grass moon, the egg moon, and the fish moon.

May: Flower Moon  June: Strawberry Moon  July: Buck Moon  August: Sturgeon Moon  September: Harvest Moon  October: Hunter's Moon  November: Beaver Moon .December: Cold Moon

Pink Moon Coming Soon

So this year the Full Pink Moon will rise on Saturday, April 16th, though it won’t actually appear pink—that’s just a nickname that derives from the wild ground phlox, a pink flower that typically blooms in April.

Then on April 30th, the second new moon of the calendar month will be happening, which is known as a black moon. The last time a black moon occurred was in July 2019, and it won’t happen again until December 2024.

April Shower - Sorta

Lyrid meteor shower

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