Lots of people think the moon influences mental health and behavior. On our morning show, we've chatted with parents who say their kids misbehave more during a full moon, and nurses have mentioned busier shifts in the emergency room at these times.

Pay attention tonight and tomorrow to see if you notice any changes in yourself or your loved ones, as the full moon brightens our skies. Find out more about the Pink moon below.

Pink Moon Will Light Up Minnesota's Skies

A full moon happens when the moon is directly opposite the sun, making its entire surface visible from Earth, occurring about once every month. This month, it's known as the pink moon.

When To See The Pink Moon?

Photo by Anna Asryan on Unsplash
Photo by Anna Asryan on Unsplash

After dinner tonight, take a moment to head out onto your deck with your kids and enjoy the sight of the pink moon shining at its brightest. According to experts, it's expected to reach its peak illumination at 6:49 p.m.

What Is a Pink Moon?

Dramatic Nighttime Sky and Clouds With Large Full Moon
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Apologies for any letdown, but the moon won't be pink. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, each full moon of the month is given a unique name, and April's is referred to as the Pink moon due to the wildflowers that usually blossom during this time.

April’s full Moon often corresponded with the early springtime blooms of a certain wildflower native to eastern North America: <a href="https://www.almanac.com/plant/phlox"><em>Phlox subulata</em></a>—commonly called creeping phlox or moss phlox—which also went by the name “moss pink.

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