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Snow moon 2019: How to enjoy this year’s brightest supermoon

Snow moon 2019: How to enjoy this year’s brightest supermoon

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The moon, or supermoon, as it sets over the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  NASA/Aubrey Gemignani Another supermoon is set to grace the celestial stage this week, and it's the largest and brightest our natural satellite will appear all year.  We get a supermoon when the moon is full or…
This Is Why February’s Complete Supermoon Is The Greatest, Brightest Moon Up Until 2026

This Is Why February’s Complete Supermoon Is The Greatest, Brightest Moon...

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The word Supermoon came into popular use in 2011, where three Supermoons in a row graced the night sky. Shown here is the central one, observed over Munich, Germany. Supermoons are brighter and closer than any other full Moons experienced on Earth, corresponding to lunar perigee coinciding with the full phase.Kai Schreiber / flickr On…
NASA telescopes snap Christmas comet, the brightest of 2018

NASA telescopes snap Christmas comet, the brightest of 2018

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The 46P/Wirtanen comet 7.4 million miles (12 million kilometers) from Earth.    NASA/ESA/D. Bodewits (Auburn University)/J.-Y. Li (Planetary Science Institute) When you look to the sky to spot a comet at this time of year, you might be referring to one of Santa's eight original reindeer.* However, Christmas 2018 has been particularly kind to folk…

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