A full ‘Strawberry Moon’ rises over the British capital | AFP

June’s full moon, also known as a “Strawberry Moon” since it occurs during strawberry season, rises over the British capital, London. It’s accompanied this year by an astronomical phenomenon known as a penumbral lunar eclipse, which occurs when the Earth comes between the sun and the moon, thereby casting a faint shadow on the moon. This eclipse makes the full moon look slightly darker on part of its surface, although only some portions of the world, in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa, can see it.

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A full ‘Strawberry Moon’ rises over the British capital | AFP

June’s full moon, also known as a “Strawberry Moon” since it occurs during strawberry season, rises over the British capital, London. It’s accompanied this year by an astronomical phenomenon known as a penumbral lunar eclipse, which occurs when the Earth comes between the sun and the moon, thereby casting a faint shadow on the moon. This eclipse makes the full moon look slightly darker on part of its surface, although only some portions of the world, in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa, can see it. The moon will appear full until early Sunday morning.

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‘Strawberry Moon’ looms large in London skyline | AFP

June’s full moon, also known as a “Strawberry Moon” since it occurs during strawberry season, rises over the British capital, London. The astrological phenomenon, known as a penumbral lunar eclipse, occurs when the Earth comes between the sun and the moon, thereby casting a faint shadow on the moon. This eclipse makes the full moon look slightly darker on part of its surface, although only some portions of the world, in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa, can see it. The moon will appear full until early Sunday morning.

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