Largest supermoon of 2020 rises on a world battling coronavirus

08 Avril, 2020, 01:07 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Pink supermoon visible over West Berkshire on Tuesday

The supermoon is known as the pink moon because the full moon in April comes during the spring season during the time when a pink wildflower blossoms in native to eastern North America and since the moon rises from the east and has a slightly pink blossom around it.

But what is the meaning behind its name and what time is best to see the moon tonight?

According to NASA, a perigean full moon happens when the moon is both in its full phase and nearest its perigee, the point in its elliptical orbit where it's closest to earth.

"In practice, what catches the public's attention are the full Moons that appear biggest and brightest each year", added Johnston.

And despite its name, the moon won't actually appear as a pink color.

At around 4.35am, the full moon will peak as the lunar orb moves directly across from the sun.

Will you be looking out for the Super Pink Moon tonight?

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In fact, this month's pink moon is set to be the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year, which is quite the feat given that we saw them in February and March, and have another scheduled for May.

At its fullest, the moon will be 221,855 miles away, making it appear larger and more brilliant. Among their latest videos should be the live streaming link of the April Supermoon.

The moon has been dubbed a "pink moon" by the Old Farmer's Almanac because it "heralded the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox-one of the first spring flowers".

This week's moon will be the biggest and brightest full moon of 2020.

Also referred to as the sprouting grass moon, the egg moon and the fish moon, the pink moon is the third super moon of the year.

If the moon is within 10 per cent of its closest distance to the earth at the moment of full moon, it is considered to be a supermoon, according the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

Viewing conditions will depend on the weather and skies in your area.

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