As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.

 The more northern tribes knew this Moon as the Full Crow Moon, when the cawing of crows signaled the end of winter; or the Full Crust Moon, because the snow cover becomes crusted from thawing by day and freezing at night. The Full Sap Moon, marking the time of tapping maple trees, is another variation. To the settlers, it was also known as the Lenten Moon, and was considered to be the last full Moon of winter.

Full Moon and Jupiter Rendezvous in the Sky: Look to the skies tonight and tomorrow to see Jupiter and the full moon close together.

Lunar Eclipse Wednesday Morning: There'll be a dark side of the Moon Wednesday morning, thanks to a Lunar Eclipse.

Every lunar eclipse is a result of the Sun, Earth and moon lining up so our planet's shadow covers up the moon, but with a penumbral lunar eclipse, the moon will only move through the outer part of the Earth's shadow, known as the penumbra, according to USA Today. During Wednesday morning's eclipse, 78 percent of the moon's southern section will go into the shadows, National Geographic said.

Large Black Raven Crow and Rising Moon at Yellowstone Photo by Captain Kimo

Universe Today said the eclipse will begin Wednesday morning at 5:39 a.m. EDT, is expected to peak at 7:48 a.m. and will end at 9:55 a.m.

After this eclipse, the next two will also be penumbral eclipses, in September 2016 and February 2017, also said. The next total lunar eclipse will take place in January 2018, the report added.

Photo Credit: Don Brown

Names Given to the Moon by Different Native American Tribes: Rain (Diegueno). Bud Moon (Kiowa). Eagle Moon,Rain Moon (Cree). Green Moon (Pima). Deer Moon (Natchez). Moon of Winds (Celtic). Lizard Moon (San Juan). Death Moon (Neo-Pagan). Wind Strong Moon (Taos). Amaolikkervik Moon(Inuit). Little Frog Moon (Omaha). Little Spring Moon (Creek). Crane Moon (Potawatomi). Long Days moon (Wishram). Big Famine Moon (Choctaw). Moose Hunter Moon (Abenali). Whispering Wind Moon (Hopi). Little Spring Moon (Muscokee). Fish Moon (Colonial American). Snow Sore Eyes Moon(Dakota). Catching Fish Moon (Agonquin). Snow Crust Moon (Anishnaabe). Spring Moon (Passamaquoddy). Much Lateness Moon (Mohawk). Chaste Moon (Medieval English). Buffalo Calf moon (Arapaho, Sioux). Seed (Dark Janic), Plow Moon (Full Janic). Strawberry, Windy Moon, Lenten Moon (Cherokee). Worm Moon, Sugar Moon, Crow Moon, Crust Moon, Sap Moon. (Algonquin).

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