Snow moon

Captured in Deer Lake, Newfoundland (courtesy TWN)

Captured in Deer Lake, Newfoundland (courtesy TWN)

The full moon in February is also known as the snow moon.

It received the nickname because in the Northern Hemisphere, it is typically the period of winter with the deepest snow.

Right now in Greater Moncton that is certainly true with almost 70 cm on the ground.

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