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The Paschal full moon is the first ecclesiastical full moon after the Spring Equinox.
The date of the Paschal full moon is determined by ecclesiastical tables, and can differ by up to two days from the astronomical full moon. The date of Easter falls on the Sunday following the Paschal full moon, which is calculated differently in Orthodox and Non-Orthodox traditions.


Notionally, the paschal full moon refers to the ecclesiastical full moon of the northern spring used in the determination of the ...


Apr 11, 2011 ... The full Moon has many names — so many that it can be hard to keep track of them all. So what about the Moon around the spring equinox?


Learn exactly what the Paschal Full Moon is, why it is important to Christians, and how it relates to the date of Easter.


Apr 6, 2012 ... The Paschal Full Moon is coming up on Friday (April 6), in advance of Easter.


Mar 27, 2013 ... The first full Moon of spring is also sometimes referred to as the Paschal Full Moon, because it is the moon used to set the date of Easter in a ...


Apr 15, 2011 ... Skywatchers can observe the first full moon of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere, named the Paschal Moon for Easter. Here are ...


Mar 25, 2016 ... The moon was full on Wednesday (March 23). It was the first one of spring, so it was called the Paschal Moon. This year, if you have not already ...


Define paschal full moon: the 14th day of a lunar month occurring on or next after March 21 according to a fixed set of ecclesiastical calendar rules …


Easter is actually the first Sunday strictly after the "Paschal full moon" (i.e., if the Paschal full moon falls on a Sunday, Easter is the following Sunday). The date of  ...