Tips for enjoying our closest encounter with the moon for 2014.
Two sky events are coming together over our Michigan skies tonight Saturday August 9, 2014. A supermoon will occur tonight and Sunday night August 2014.
NASA and other scientists are touting the August full moon on Sunday (Aug. 10) as the biggest full moon of 2014, but is it really that super? Space.com skywatching columnist Joe Rao takes a close look at the definition.
What's a supermoon? According to Jim Todd, director of space science education for OMSI, a supermoon is when the full moon makes its closer approaches to Earth in its orbit.
This is the summer of the supermoon, with three full moons in a row that appear bigger and brighter than normal. But this weekend marks the year's most super-duper supermoon: When the moon rises on Sunday evening, it'll be as close as a full moon ever gets to Earth during 2014.
Get ready for a summer full of "supermoons," because not just one or two, but three of these bright, full moons will appear in the sky, the first of them visible this Saturday at 7:25 a.m. EDT.
Though some observers have expressed excitement over the first “supermoon” sighting of the year on Saturday, the phenomenon is actually not as rare as one might think, NASA Science News reported.
The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a "supermoon."
Did you see the full Moon last night and this morning? It was pretty much like all full Moons—that is, silvery and big and gorgeous—but if you have a mind for such things, it may have occurred to you it happened on Friday the 13th.
We're not superstitious. But if you are, you might want to know that a full moon is falling on Friday the 13th this week. Specifically, the full moon occurs at precisely 12:11 am EDT on Thursday night — i.e., early Friday morning. That means the 13th will coincide with the full moon for residents of the Eastern time zone (as well as South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia), but not the Central, Mountain, or Pacific time zones.
Jun 13 2014
Full Moons in 2014
Jun 13 2014farmersalmanac.comFull Moon
When is the next full moon? Here are the dates, times and names of upcoming full moons from the Farmers’ Almanac. Have you ever wondered why full Moons were given these names?
For the superstitious, June 13 this year will be extra-spooky. That's because the full moon is set to fall on Friday the 13th, a rare occurrence that won't happen again for 35 years. The moon will reach its fullest point at 12:11 a.m. EDT on J...
A viewer's guide to Friday the 13th full honey moon.