IF you experienced your eyes to the skies last night time you may well have noticed a instead bewitching sight.
Photograph by Paul Cobb
This month’s total moon, recognized as the Sturgeon Moon, put on rather an outstanding clearly show over Dorset as it reached its peak.
Image by Julia Rosser
Image by Salli Larby
Echo Digicam Club members captured it in all its glory from a variety of areas throughout the county.
Picture by Peter John Corbin
Picture by Laura Salafia
Sturgeon Moon around Dorset
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According to The Aged Farmer’s Almanac: “August’s whole Moon was historically known as the Sturgeon Moon because the giant sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain have been most commonly caught through this aspect of summer.
Photograph by Lisa Hardisty
“Other names for this Entire Moon include Full Eco-friendly Corn Moon, signaling that the corn was practically ready for harvest, Wheat Slash Moon, Moon When All Matters Ripen, and Blueberry Moon.”
Picture by Madeleine Hills
The future whole Moon, September’s Whole Corn Moon, will come about on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.
Photo by Viola Wojcik
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