Are you Supermoon ready? Cold Moon brightens up the night sky tonight – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
December 6, 2017

Are you Supermoon ready? Cold Moon brightens up the night sky tonight

Look skyward this evening, and you might catch a glimpse of a Supermoon.

The first full moon of December, traditionally called Cold Moon, will appear unusually large in the sky. It’s nothing but a visual illusion though, as Earth’s satellite remains at 222,761 miles from Earth. It simply appears to be bigger because it is closer to the horizon.

Hopefully there will be a break in the clouds to allow you an unobstructed view at some point.

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