PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There is something a little odd about the upcoming full moon on December 12.
It is not a super moon or eclipse, it’s the timing of the full moon.READ MORE: Pine-Richland Students And Parents Show Support For Coach Eric Kasperowicz At Rally
Thursday is Dec. 12, and the date of the full moon, and the instant that the moon is full is 12:12am.
That means on 12/12 at 12:12 a.m, the moon will be “full”.READ MORE: West Virginia Lifts Social Gathering Limit, Allows Maskless Exercising
Each full moon has a name that corresponds with the month it occurs.
The full moon that occurs in December is called the “cold moon”.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Man Dies In Pennsylvania Skydiving Accident
Obviously, it gets its name from the month where cold temperatures really start to take over for winter.