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January’s Full Wolf Moon Is Coming. Here’s When You Can See It.

After celebrating another year around the sun with fireworks while looking above, you’ll soon be tilting your head to the sky for another reason other than New Years.

The first full moon of the year is nearing closer in date and we promise, you won’t want to miss this full moon.

Named the Wolf Moon, the title comes from several places including Native American, Colonial American, and European sources, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Although, January’s full moon also gets its name because it is believed that the wolves were heard howling more often during this time of the year, per the Old Farmer’s Almanac.

The full Wolf Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth to the Sun, which means the front of Moon that faces Earth, will be entirely illuminated by the Sun’s rays according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac!

So when you should you look up at the big blue above?

You can count on spotting the first full moon of the year during the weekday.

Rising on Thursday, January 25, you should be able to spot the full Wolf Moon at 12:54 p.m. ET!