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Super "Frost" moon this weekend


Super "Frost" moon this weekend

It'll be almost full Saturday night with clear skies for viewing.

According to Space.com, supermoons occurs when a point in a full moon's orbit is closest to Earth.

This weekend, sky-watchers can look forward to a phenomenon that hasn't yet graced the skies this year: a supermoon. "The farther side, is called 'apogee" and the closer side, is called 'perigee.' The full moons with a closest perigee seem to be approximately 14 percent bigger, and 30 percent more brillant, but close to the apogee in the moon's orbit. Even so, the supermoon is still worth viewing.

Supermoon is the term given to the moon when it's two cycles around the earth match up.

The supermoon which was last seen on November 14, 2016 is set to re-appear tomorrow evening on December 3. After that, there will be supermoons on January 2 and January 31, 2018.

A supermoon occurs when there is a full moon at or near the point where the moon reaches perigee.

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Unusual astronomical phenomenon called the Supermoon, or perigee moon.The orbit of the moon around the Earth in form is not a ideal circle, and a few stretches.

There is an option offered by the Italian-based Virtual Telescope Project, which consists of several robotic telescopes remotely accessible in real-time over the Internet.

The moon will become totally full on Sunday, and will be visible in the New York City sky between Sunday night and Monday morning.

Just to be clear, the supermoon is only the moon-there will be no eclipse and no colors.

The Jan. 31 supermoon will feature a total lunar eclipse, which will cause the moon to take on a reddish hue, making it a "blood moon".

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