Watch: The smallest and farthest full moon of 2016!

Watch: The smallest and farthest full moon of 2016!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Today is a memorable day for skygazers. Tonight, if you step outside and watch the sky you are going to witness a rare celestial phenomena called 'Mini moon' which occurs once in 15 years.

Watch: The smallest and farthest full moon of the year!

Watch: The smallest and farthest full moon of the year!

Zee Media Bureau

Today is a memorable day for skygazers. Tonight, if you step outside and watch the sky you are going to witness a rare celestial phenomena called 'Mini moon' which occurs once in 15 years.

Full moon may affect kids' sleep: Study

Full moon may affect kids' sleep: Study

Children may sleep less when there is a full moon, but only by a few minutes, according to a new study conducted on kids from 12 countries, including India.

Christmas gift: Watch rare full moon lighting up night sky

Christmas gift: Watch rare full moon lighting up night sky

This rare event won't happen again until 2034.

Agra struck by bad weather

The showers continued intermittently until midnight and the temperature fell by four to five degrees Celsius.

Hunter's Moon: 2015's last supermoon experience

Hunter's Moon: 2015's last supermoon experience

The scientific name for the phenomenon is called “perigee moon,” which refers to the path the moon follows around the Earth.

Sharad Purnima 2015: Meditate under full moon for peace and tranquillity!

Sharad Purnima 2015: Meditate under full moon for peace and tranquillity!

Also known as Kojagari Lakshmi Puja, Sharad Purnima is being celebrated country wide on October 26, 2015 with zest.

Rare 'supermoon' eclipse to unfold Sunday night

Rare 'supermoon' eclipse to unfold Sunday night

Sky-watchers around the world are in for a treat Sunday night and Monday when the shadow of Earth casts a reddish glow on the moon, the result of rare combination of an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year.

Once in 3 years: Blue moon glimmers in the night sky!

Once in 3 years: Blue moon glimmers in the night sky!

You will witness a similar phenomenon next in 2018.

Second full moon of July will be visible today

Second full moon of July will be visible today

The second full moon of July will be visible today.

Menstrual and lunar cycles may be linked: Study

Menstrual and lunar cycles may be linked: Study

Researchers have used a smartphone app to analyse menstrual cycles of thousands of women and found a link between the menstrual and lunar cycles.

`Perseid Meteor shower` to share sky with `full Moon` on August 12-13

It has been predicted that Perseid meteor shower, an annual celestial event, will be held around August 12-13 in 2014 but this year it will also share the sky with full Moon light that might hide many of the fainter meteors.

Full moon night may reduce sleep by 20 minutes

Next time when your grandmother tells you a folklore as you try to sleep on a full moon night, tell her to cut short as you are going to lose some sleep owing to the effect of lunar cycle on your brain.

Superstition and bad luck coincide: Friday the 13th has a full moon

Are you superstitious? If yes, then this piece of information might interest you. Skygazers will witness a full moon on June 13 i.e. Friday. Not only is it Friday the 13th, but it is also a Full Moon.

See the first full moon of 2014 rise on Wednesday night

Skygazers are in for a treat as the first full moon of 2014 will rise on Wednesday at 11:52 p.m. EST.

Taj Mahal shut on full moon night

Much to the disappointment of visitors, the Taj Mahal was closed for visitors despite Friday`s full moon night as it overlapped with the day the monument is closed each week.

Blue Moon: Facts you should know

If you had gazed up at the sky on Tuesday night you might have witnessed a real delight in the form of a blue moon. This rare special event was one of it’s kind because it won’t be taking place until 2015.

Blame bad night`s sleep on full Moon

Scientists have found evidence that human sleep patterns are timed to the phases of the Moon, and that people sleep 20 minutes less on average during a full Moon.

`Supermoon 2013`: Don`t miss the biggest, fullest and brightest moon on Sunday

The largest full moon this year, also known as the supermoon, will brighten the night sky this weekend.

`Sharks dive deep under full Moon`

A full Moon and warm waters may alter sharks` diving behaviour, compelling the creatures to take a plunge deeper into the sea, a new study has found.