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Astronomy Picture of the Day SUPER MOON

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 Cinnamon    16,147

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap161113.html

 

Explanation: What is so super about tomorrow's supermoon? Tomorrow, a full moon will occur that appears slightly larger and brighter than usual. The reason is that the Moon's fully illuminated phase occurs within a short time from perigee - when the Moon is its closest to the Earth in its elliptical orbit. Although the precise conditions that define a supermoon vary, tomorrow's supermoon will undoubtedly qualify because it will be the closest, largest, and brightest full moon in over 65 years. One reason supermoons are popular is because they are so easy to see -- just go outside and sunset and watch an impressive full moon rise! Since perigee actually occurs tomorrow morning, tonight's full moon, visible starting at sunset, should also be impressive. Pictured here, a supermoon from 2012 is compared to a micromoon -- when a full Moon occurs near the furthest part of the Moon's orbit -- so that it appears smaller and dimmer than usual. Given many definitions, at least one supermoon occurs each year, with another one coming next month (moon-th). However, a full moon will not come this close to Earth again until 2034.

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elongated skull   
elongated skull

  Definitely seems between to be a connection  .      1948 Lady Caycay earthquake was 8.2 on 25 January 1948.        The Supermoon on November 14, 2016, will be the closest a Full Moon has been to Earth since January 26, 1948.

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 Cinnamon    16,147
5 minutes ago, elongated skull said:

  Definitely seems between to be a connection  .      1948 Lady Caycay earthquake was 8.2 on 25 January 1948.        The Supermoon on November 14, 2016, will be the closest a Full Moon has been to Earth since January 26, 1948.

Some people are affected by full moons, I read about it before and even the police seem to agree that people act up more on full moons. So much we don't understand.

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 Cinnamon    16,147
50 minutes ago, Ukshep said:

Ima try and get some shots too if i can.

Yeh, get out the telescope!  :)

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EU guardian   
EU guardian

I bet we will have the lowest tides during the "superdupermoon" also!! Sun is our positive pole and moon is our negative. Makes sense!!!

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