The liberal definition would be a full or new moon that's at or near its closest approach to Earth in its orbit.
A new moon is the first phase in the lunar cycle that occurs when the moon is in conjunction with the sun - but is not visible from Earth. "Nearby perigee full moons appear about 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than full moons that occur near apogee in the moon's orbit". Time your viewing for just after local sunset, National Geographic suggests, when the "moon illusion" will make the orb look especially large and vibrant. It will swing 16,500 miles closer than usual.
"The supermoons are a great opportunity for people to start looking at the moon", said Noah Petro, a research scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. According toMSN, the best time to view the supermoon is when the moon is sitting on the horizon, right after the moonrise and before the sunrise.
"It is said that the moon appears larger because we compare it with terrestrial objects such as trees or buildings". You also can catch the supermoon online at a free webcast from the Virtual Telescope Project starting at 16:00 UT on December 3. Since the moon's orbit is elliptical, one side (apogee) is about 30,000 miles (50,000 km) farther from Earth than the other (perigee). You can also watch a livestream from the Virtual Telescope Project.
First of all, the January 31 supermoon will feature a total lunar eclipse, with totality viewable from western North America across the pacific to Eastern Asia. But the supermoon that took place exactly a month before that was much more notable - it was the closest supermoon to Earth since January 1948.
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On Sunday, the moon will become full about 7:47 a.m. and reach perigee early the next day, at 12:45 a.m., Space.com reported . That's because the Earth is closer to the sun, and the sun's gravity tugs the moon closer to the Earth.
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The contestants are allowed to show their support by dancing for their favorite DJ who they see as the next captain. Vikas and Priyank were really good friends initially, but their relation grew bitter with passing days.
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The vulnerability was publically revealed on Twitter earlier, but it's unknown whether or not Apple was alerted to it beforehand. This simple action gives complete superuser access rights to the system exposing all user data.
Hoffman leads, but Tiger left smiling again
On the par-five third his eagle putt from just off the green went just wide but left him with an easy birdie. Woods had a 68 and finished five shots behind Charley Hoffman . "I just played solid".
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