I didn't actually get around to hauling out my camera for Monday's supermoon (how many of these things do we get every year, anyway?), but I did snap a few pictures on Sunday. So in the spirit of better late than never, here's one of them. The clouds and the colors were kind of interesting, even if the picture itself is so-so.
Time to look up again tonight (Tuesday, September 9) for the last of five Supermoons this year! This one won’t be as spectacular as the August 10 recordbreaker, but it offers a terrific spectacle. The moon will not be as close to Earth as this until the full moon of September 28, 2015. Show More Summary
Onlookers around the world got a breathtaking look at the third and last supermoon of 2014
On Monday night, skywatchers will see the third supermoon of the summer, which also happens to be the Harvest Moon. Tonight is the Harvest Moon and it is also a super moon. The moon reaches it's full phase @ 9:38p ET. pic.twitter.com/Em5tboFl0Q...Show More Summary
Tonight brings the last of this summer's string of "SuperMoons." If you were trying to pick the perfect night to take a look at the sky and think, "Doesn't that look pretty," your search is over. The moon will appear bigger, brighter, and approximately 50% more beautiful than normal. Actual results may vary.
Don't forget to look up tonight! The Harvest moon and the third supermoon of the summer will rise Monday evening and you don't want to miss it.
When and where to see its final appearance of 2014
After a summer of sensational supermoons, it all culminates tonight with a huge supermoon that also happens to be this year's harvest moon (the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox). Viewing conditions look like they'll be good for most of Europe and North America, so do try to get outside around sunset today and look to the east for a rising supermoon near the horizon.
The full Harvest Moon will light up the night sky on Monday (Sept. 8), and this year it comes with a an extra bounty. September's full moon will cap a trio of back-to-back "supermoons" for the Northern Hemisphere summer, according to NASA The moon will reach its full phase when it reaches the spot in the sky opposite from the sun. Show More Summary
Everyone's talking about tomorrow's supermoon—how big, bright, and beautiful it will be. It's always the same. But how big is it going to be, exactly? This image shows how much the moon size varies in the sky from its perigee (it's closest point to Earth) to its apogee (the furthest point from Earth.) Read more...
I hope you’ve all saved up a couple of vacation days, because we’ve got another supermoon heading our way this Tuesday night.
If there’s ever a night to let the moon hit your eye like a big pizza pie, it’s amore tonight. If you go gaze into the abyss overhead this evening, you’ll be treated to yet another supermoon. More »
The month of August was an exciting time for astronomy enthusiasts as the largest supermoon of the year and a Perseid meteor shower occurred. The next supermoon will be on Sept. 9 and will be the last one for the year of 2014.
“Full Moon Pacific Blanket” by California photographer Gary Yost features haunting time-lapse video of thick fog as it rolls over the city lights and mountains of San Francisco, shot under the glow of a supermoon. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
I had been watching the 1970s TV show “Space 1999” as well as my “Star Wars” DVD set, and it was as if these pictures came right out of the television - exploding stars and planets, supernovas, the moon drifting through clouds of interplanetary cosmic dust and gas in space.
As the bombs go silent in Gaza during another 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, 19-year-old Dalia Alnajjar ventures out to meet some families living in a crowded make-shift shelter.
Brooklyn Benjestorf Mountainscapes from the Main Stage The Summer Meltdown Festival, set in scenic Darrington, Washington, is underrated. A fraction of the size of Sasquatch, the lineup alone is reason enough to get out into the wilderness for a weekend of blistering heat, majestic mountain views, and dance parties that stretch till dawn. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual best-of-summer meteor shower peaks late Tuesday and into the wee hours Wednesday morning.
The Perseid meteor shower may not have even peaked yet, at least that’s what some astronomers believe. Space.com shows that peak activity will take place late on Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning and that the supermoon could play a factor in the viewing of the celestial fireworks this week. At this time 30 to