Posts Tagged ‘Moon closest to earth’



Last Lunar Eclipse until 2014

Look in the western sky Saturday morning before dawn, and if the weather is clear and you’re in the right place, you will be rewarded with the last lunar eclipse of 2011. For just under an hour, the disk of the full moon will almost disappear, turning a dark, rusty red.  The catch for Americans […]

Full “Supermoon” Brightest & Closest to Earth This Weekend!

  Look to the skies this Saturday night, and you’ll see the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year!  In fact, Science.com says that the full moon on March 19th of this year marks the closest and brightest Earth’s moon has orbited the planet in eighteen years. A ‘Supermoon’ is a term coined by astrologer […]