There are two more chances to witness the bigger, brighter "supermoon" this year
October's full Moon was the first of three 'Supermoon' full Moons in 2016. But there's real science behind why this happens.
The last three full moons of 2016 are all “supermoons” — the point when the moon is closest to Earth while simultaneously reaching its full-moon phase. As the name implies, supermoons (also known as “perigee full moons”) appear brighter and bigger than normal full moons making for stunning views. Here’s what you need to know about watching them in Australia. More »
The delight and surprise we feel after spotting a double rainbow arcing across the sky almost never wears off. So imagine photographer Ben Gwynne's shock while he photographed Sunday's supermoon — and turned around to see a double moonbow. Below...Show More Summary
Sunday's full moon wasn't your typical full moon.
If you have clear skies, check out the Super Hunter's Moon tonight. Look up at the sky tonight, October 16, and you'll be treated not only to a full moon, but a supermoon. And not just any supermoon, but...
A supermoon is when a full moon occurs while the Moon is near its closest approach to Earth.
This is one of the biggest Supermoons I have ever seen. Amazing view. Love Greece! More The post Amazing Supermoon over Acropolis appeared first on Crenk.
When the Moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s a sign that it is reaching perigee.
A big, beautiful moon. [ more › ]
2016 has been a total garbage year, but there is some consolation—tonight and tomorrow night we're getting treated to a rare Hunter's Moon, which only happens when the moon's orbit angles narrower to the horizon. [ more › ]
The hunter's moon lights up the sky with red and orange hues every year less than a month after the autumn equinox.
And in further good news: You'll be able to see a supermoon every month for the next three months.
The spectacle will be best seen Saturday and Sunday night.
This is going to be spectacular.
You've heard of a blood moon or a harvest moon, maybe even a supermoon. But what about a black moon? Tonight, people living in the Western Hemisphere has the chance to experience a black moon...but they won't be able to see much. As explained by Space.com and NASA, a black moon is the second new moon in one month. Show More Summary
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