“A supermoon is when the moon will come to its closest point in its orbit around the earth for the entire year,” says Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute.
The moon will appear 14 percent larger than normal as it swings closer to Earth than usual.
I guess moon always holding plenty of romantic notions for human mind ever since ancient times, even after the Apollo lunar mission and Astronaut Neil Armstrong landed the mankind's giant leap on the moon, we still like to keep some of the mystics from our childhood fancy. Somehow for me, looking at that bright super moon last night, for a brief moment, remembering those long faded childhood dreams, I feel young again!
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