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'Strawberry moon' rises over Rizal

Photo courtesy of Jovelyn Mateo

Posted at Jun 06 2020 01:06 AM | Updated as of Jun 06 2020 05:11 AM

'Strawberry moon' rises over Rizal

A "strawberry moon", classified as a penumbral eclipse, is seen over Morong, Rizal on Friday as Earth embarks on a new “eclipse season” or one of two periods a year when it’s inevitable for two to three eclipses to occur. The "strawberry moon" gets its name fromthe time of the year it appears signalling the Algonquin tribes in North America it was time to harvest wild strawberries.