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Prepare for the Supermoon, the biggest, brightest full Moon of the year [Video]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

THE SUPERMOON IS UPON US! The biggest full Moon of the year will be lighting up the night sky Saturday night. Find out what makes tomorrow night's Moon different, and what, if anything, you need to look out for. (Werewolves? Tidal waves?? YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO CAREFUL, PEOPLE.) More »
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The smallest full moon of 2014 rises tonight.

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (last year)

The smallest full moon of 2014 rises tonight. Over at, Geoff Gaherty has the lowdown on the science behind tonight's "Minimoon," and how it differs from recent Supermoons. Read more... Read Post

The Supermoon is Upon Us

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

The superstitious among us should beware of extra-big werewolves this weekend, as the second “supermoon” in as many years rises this Saturday. A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with the moon’s perigee (the point at which... Read Post

The largest full moon in last 18 years will light up the night sky this Saturday [Video]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (4 years ago)

On Saturday March 19, we will be treated the largest full moon since March 1983. Don't worry about this perigee moon causing tidal weirdness — this extra-large moon will simply be 14% bigger and 30% brighter than apogee smoons. More... Read Post

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