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    Question The last time to catch a supermoon is coming..

    The last time to catch a supermoon is coming..

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    The last time in the year to catch a supermoon, the biggest and brightest full moons, begins soon. The astronomical event started Wednesday, but isn't expected to be visible to the naked eye until 9:36 p.m. EDT Thursday and will stay in that phase until Saturday morning, according to NASA. It is the fourth and final supermoon of the year.

    What is a supermoon? A supermoon is a full moon that is within 90% of its closest point, or perigee, to Earth in its orbit. While closer, that perigee is still about 226,000 miles from Earth. In general, supermoons appear 17% bigger and 30% brighter than when the moon is at its farthest point away from Earth, NASA says. The supermoon starting Thursday was also called the Sturgeon Moon named after a large fish by the Algonquin Native American tribe, in what is currently the northeastern U.S. It is also known as the Green Corn Moon, according to NASA.


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    It was beautiful around 4:30 this morning. We had some clouds moving through, which of course added to the general mood.

    It didn't look 'huge' just astounding clear and bright. (Knoxville TN)
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    Thanks. I'll check it out tonight.
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    Let's go Brandon !!!

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