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The full pink moon will rise Thursday evening just before sunset and then reach 100 percent fullness at 7:12 a.m. Friday.

According to an article by Forbes, the "Full Pink Moon", despite its name, will not look pink. They knew it as the pink full moon because it rises over a landscape of the pink flowers of wild ground phlox, one of the first wildflowers to bloom in spring. A full moon is when the moon appears whole or fully illuminated from Earth.

The rules date from the First Council of Nicaea in 325BC, with the council deciding that the moon would help pilgrims travel for Easter.

The April full moon has been given other names: Fish Moon, Egg Moon, and Sprouting Grass Moon.

There are 13 full moons in 2019 and the next will occur on Saturday, May 18.

So, why is it called the Pink Moon, I hear you ask?

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The Pink Moon will look slightly bigger than normal because the moon will be three days' pass perigee - the nearest location of natural satellite such as moon to Earth - so it will be nearly like a "supermoon".

So what is actually a "pink moon"? These nicknames can be traced back by centuries to the Native Americans or early Colonials from Europe.

When's the best time to see it?

It will peak at 7:12 p.m., Philippine time, and will be seen around the world, the almanac said.

If there's something you feel has been miscommunicated or that you need to clear up right now, it could very well be that that's what this full moon is meant to help with.

Other native and indigenous people have different views about the Pink Moon. "All you can do is pay attention and go where you feel called", she says.

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