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Make Sure You Check Out The Moon Tonight

Tonight’s moon will be a super perigee moon (a close approaching full moon). The moon is predicted to appear 15% bigger and 30% brighter than normal, according to NASA. Also, it is expected to be a rare event — the biggest in almost 20 years; next in 2029. That whole “once in a blue moon” [...]
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Supermoon will shine on West Coast at 8:34 p.m. Saturday

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

If you want to see the so-called super moon tonight, you should be in place at 8:34. Known technically as a perigee moon, the "super moon" will appear about 14% larger and 30% brighter than the other full moons of... Read Post

Tonight's moon will rival last month's massive bright perigee

Academics / General Science : 60-Second Science (6 years ago)

Remember last month's massive moon, the one that dazzled onlookers on December 12? That moon was 14% larger and 30% brighter than a typical full moon.Well, it's back tonight. NASA says tonight's moon will be the biggest full moon of... Read Post

Get Your Science On: Super Perigee Moon, May 5, 2012 11:34pm

Business & Finance / Investing : The Big Picture (2 years ago)

Another “super-Moon” is in the offing. The perigee full Moon in May will be as much as 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full moons of 2012. http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2012/02may_supermoon/ for more. Read Post


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