Today’s longest day of the year will fall on the same night as a strawberry moon, this hasn’t happened since 1967.
It’s called a strawberry moon because it’s is a full moon like any other, but marks the beginning of the strawberry season and summer solstice.
The two events coincide once every 70 years.
So it is a rare event, but doesn’t mean the moon will appear red or turn into a giant strawberry.
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Tonight’s weather is expected to be mostly clear on Merseyside with some cloud, so there is a good chance you will be able to spot it.
The Met Office forecast reads: Any lingering showers will soon fade through this evening, leaving a dry night for many with clear intervals in places.
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