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November 14 Supermoon Will Be Largest Since 1948

Tomorrow’s full moon will appear extraordinarily larger than usual as it comes to its closest point to earth in almost 69 years. We will not see a supermoon event like this for another 18 years. According to scientists the only reason tomorrow’s event is called a supermoon is because the moon will look super big and bright, otherwise it is just the same old moon running eclipses around the earth. Space.com reports: Two hours and 37 minutes after perigee (the moon’s closest point to Earth), the orb will officially turn full. In recent years, the media has branded full moons that coincide with perigee as “supermoons,” and this month’s full moon will likely get a lot of extra attention since it will be the closest since Jan. 26, 1948. [Supermoon November 2016: When, Where & How to See It] The Slooh Community Observatory will offer a live broadcast for November’s full moon on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. EST (0100 GMT on Nov. 14). You can also watch the supermoon live on Space.com, courtesy of Slooh. So be prepared. It is certain that there will be considerable ballyhoo over this particular full moon. (I wonder if there will be somebody who will dare […]

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