The full moon tonight (Nov. 25) moon will be at its best tonight at 5:44 p.m. EST (2244 GMT), but to the average skywatcher, the moon can appear full in the day before and the day after the actual event.

The full moon rising on Wednesday night is known as the "Beaver Moon." The names of the full moons are from the Native American tradition of keeping track of the seasons.

The Beaver Moon is believed to mark the activity of the aquatic rodent's preparation for winter.

Native American Names for November Full Moon Itartoryuk Moon (Inuit). Tree Moon (Neo-Pagan). Poverty Moon (Mohawk). Trading Moon (Cherokee). Geese Going Moon (Kiowa). Falling Leaves moon (Sioux). Fledgling Raptor Moon (Hopi). Deer Ruting Moon (Cheyenne). Freezing River Moon(Arapaho). Snow Moon (Mediaeval English). Mourning Moon : Full, Dead : Dark (Janic). Corn Harvest Moon (Taos Native American). Snowy Morning Mountains Moon (Wishram). All Gathered Moon (San Juan Native American). Beaver Moon, Frosty Moon (Algonquin Native American/Colonia).

Other moon names : Fog Moon, Deer Antler Shedding moon, Oak moon, Mad moon, Storm moon, Dark moon.

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Responses to "'Full Beaver Moon' To Shine in the Night Sky Today And Tomorrow"

  1. Blackacre says:

    Anyone know a name for the Creek/Muscogee/Seminole culture?

  2. Blackacre says:

    Anyone know a name for the Muscogee peoples?

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