Tag: supermoon

Full Moon Rising Sunday Night

Full Moon Rising Sunday Night
The first  full moon of winter will occur on Sunday, December 3.  It is called the Frost Moon, the Cold Moon, or the Long Nights Moon.  This full moon will also be a perigee full moon–and  a supermoon! Perigee describes the moon’s closest point in its elliptical orbit around Earth for a given month. When the moon... Read more »

Supermoon--and Perseids--August 10

Supermoon--and Perseids--August 10
There’s a big sky show coming August 10.  The Perseid Meteors will be making their appearance  with a bright full moon. The full moon of August 10 is one of the three super summer moons–July, August and September. All three are popularly called supermoons and mark the moon’s closest approach to Earth in a given orbit.... Read more »