Saturday, March 19, 2011

Are you seeing the supermoon tonight?

No, I'm not talking about Sailor Moon.
Tonight (Saturday, March 19th, 2011), people in Canada will be able to see the moon, larger than ever. The super moon is when the moon orbits the earth (in an elliptical) and when its close to earth, (today it is close to earth around Canada) the moon seems  14% wider, and 30% bigger...
 "A supermoon is bigger and brighter than an ordinary full moon. The reason: the moon’s orbit around the Earth is elliptical, not round. And so when the elliptical path passes closest to Earth — as will be the case Saturday night —_a full moon becomes 14 per cent wider and 30 per cent brighter than an average full moon. Not since 1992 has the moon passed as close to Earth as it will tonight."-
Apparently, this view of the moon causes unknown phenomenas, click the link above to get more info, since this is the first time of me hearing this, I'm not the best source.
I'm sure it will be beautiful.

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