One reader captured 2020's last supermoon, right above the Space Needle.
ICYMI: Thursday night’s supermoon was the last of the year, and it didn’t disappoint.
Full Flower Super Moon The super moon rises behind Tower Bridge, in London, on May 7. The supermoon is a phenomenon that happens when the moon is at its closest point to the earth and looks larger than usual. #supermoon2020 #supermoon
Looking forward to tonight’s supermoon? 🌝 What makes it so super in the first place? A supermoon is a full Moon occurring when the Moon is at its closest point in its orbit around Earth — making it slightly brighter and larger. More Moon facts:
Why is it called a #SuperBlueBloodMoon ? ?Supermoon – When the Moon is at or near its closest point to Earth ?Blue Moon – The second full moon in a month ?Blood Moon – The red tint Earth’s shadow casts on the Moon during a lunar eclipse Watch it live:
The supermoon is here! Be sure to bundle up then lead your “pack” outside to view the #WolfMoon ?, the most super of the three supermoons this winter!
What do you get when you have a supermoon, which also happens to be the 2nd full Moon of the month, passing through Earth’s shadow during a total lunar eclipse? A #SuperBlueBloodMoon ! Catch this lunar trifecta coming our way on Jan. 31:
The spectacular Supermoon makes me ponder the existential questions of the universe, like whether I could exist in it for the next 4 years.
Watch the skies tonight for a #supermoon : 14% closer & 30% brighter than other full moons.