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2017’s ‘Pink Moon’: Here’s what it means

Full ‘Pink’ Moon Rises Over Atlantic Ocean April 25, 2013

A pink moon is heading our way Tuesday – but those expecting to see a literal pink sphere sailing above us in the sky may be disappointed.

Any full moon that occurs in April is called a ‘Pink Moon’ simply because of the pink flowers, such as North America’s wild ground phlox, which blossom in April and are seen to symbolize new beginnings.


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