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The Moon Will Be “Super” Tonight!

The “supermoon” is the first of this year’s three largest apparent full moons The so-called “supermoon,” one of the three largest apparent full moons of this year, will be rising in the sky tonight.  So what is a supermoon?  Here is a brief description: A full moon occurs when the sun, Earth and moon line up, with the Earth in the middle. As seen from the surface of the Earth, the moon is fully illuminated. Each full moon occurs roughly 29.53 days after the previous full moon. It’s “roughly” because the moon’s orbit around the Earth is not a perfect circle,…