The third full moon of 2011 will take place March 19, 2011, at 18:10 (Universal Time).
It falls just one day before the 2011 Spring Solstice on March 20, 2011, generally observed as the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere.
This late winter moon goes by other names as well:
- Lenten Moon
- Worm Moon
- Crow Moon
- Sugar Moon
- Death Moon
- Chaste Moon
A full moon happens when the moon is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun, when the moon appears to be fully round.
The next full moon occurs in April 18, 2011, at 2:44 (Universal Time).