Posts Tagged ‘full moon’

Nature offers up a super-sized moon – Dallas Morning News

Los Angeles Times Nature offers up a super-sized moonDallas Morning NewsThe “perigee” moon rose over Trinity Terrace on Saturday in downtown Fort Worth. The moon was both full and on its closest orbit to Earth. By WENDY HUNDLEY The weather cooperated with clear skies on Saturday night to give...
March 20th, 2011 | News | Read More

SuperMoon shining over Greene County – Greene County Daily World

Baltimore Sun SuperMoon shining over Greene CountyGreene County Daily WorldThe SuperMoon is shining brightly over Greene County tonight (Saturday). The moon is the closest it has been to the Earth in 18 years. It is also at its fullest. This phenomenon, dubbed a "SuperMoon" in the 1970s...
March 20th, 2011 | News | Read More

Don’t miss tonight’s “rare” Supermoon! – International Business Times

Los Angeles Times Don't miss tonight's “rare” Supermoon!International Business TimesMoon watchers will be greeted tonight with a "rare" and "beautiful" supermoon that's significantly larger than usual moons, according to NASA. Subscribe to The Economic Monitor...
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

"Supermoon" Tonight: Biggest Full Moon in 18 Years – National Geographic

CBC.ca "Supermoon" Tonight: Biggest Full Moon in 18 YearsNational GeographicIt may not be faster than a speeding bullet, but tonight the moon will make its closest approach to Earth in 18 years—making the so-called supermoon the biggest full moon in years. The monthly full moon always...
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Weekend full moon the biggest in about 20 years – CNN

The Guardian Weekend full moon the biggest in about 20 yearsCNNThe full moon this weekend will look close enough to touch, but it will still be some 211600 miles from Earth. If the moon looks a little bit bigger and brighter this weekend, there's a reason for that. It is. Saturday's full...
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Brightest Moon in 18 Years to Appear Saturday Night – PC Magazine

The Guardian Brightest Moon in 18 Years to Appear Saturday NightPC MagazineLook up at the sky tonight. Weather permitting, you'll see the moon at its brightest point in almost two decades. "The last full moon so big and close to Earth occurred in March of 1993," Geoff Chester of the...
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

What Makes a ‘Supermoon’ So Super? – Fox News

CBC.ca What Makes a 'Supermoon' So Super?Fox NewsThe dazzling full moon sets behind the Very Large Telescope in Chile's Atacama Desert in this photo released June 7, 2010 by the European Southern Observatory. The moon appears larger than normal due to an optical illusion of perspective....
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Amazing Spectacle: Total Lunar Eclipse Monday Night – Fox News

CBC.ca Amazing Spectacle: Total Lunar Eclipse Monday NightFox NewsIn this 2003 lunar eclipse viewed from Merritt Island, Fla., the full moon changes color because it is being lit slightly by sunlight passing through the Earth's atmosphere. For a few hours on the night of Dec. 20 to Dec. …The...
December 20th, 2010 | News | Read More

Magic in the air as solstice is marked by lunar eclipse – BBC News

CBC.ca Magic in the air as solstice is marked by lunar eclipseBBC NewsStar-gazers in Northern Ireland will be ideally placed to watch a heavenly phenomenon on Tuesday night. For the skies will play host to a total lunar eclipse – an event which is set to turn the sky a deep red. It's the...
December 20th, 2010 | News | Read More