Saturday, May 5, 2012

Sky Guy Viewing ALERT!!!!! Super Moon Saturday

Hey Space Placers!

Tonight at sunset the nearly Full Moon will rise in the east at about 8 pm local time. At 11:34 pm EST the Moon will be closest to Earth for the month, or at perigee, and at 11:35 pm EST, the Moon will be directly lined up with the Earth and Sun to be at Full Moon. Popular culture now refers to this perigee-Full Moon event as a Super Moon.

For 2012 this will be the closest Full Moon of the year and it will appear 14% larger and 30% brighter. If you have clear skies and a clear view of your surroundings, you should notice the extra amount of moonlight.

I hope to get some pics and share them with you.

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