strawberry moon
The strawberry moon rises over Victoria June 2017. (Murray Sharratt Photography)

Look to the skies in Victoria on Wednesday evening and you’ll see a sight that’s oh so sweet: the strawberry moon!

The first full moon of June is supposedly named for how it marks the beginning of strawberry harvesting season.

According to, the strawberry moon will rise over Victoria at 8:55 p.m. and set at 5:49 a.m.

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped by Stephen Colbert’s show to explain the strawberry moon, and other special moons, two years ago:

Hopefully the weather will cooperate and give us a clear night with a view!