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‘Bigger and brighter supermoon’ to light up night sky

Apparently, the BBC are reporting that tonight we have a good chance of seeing a ‘supermoon’, otherwise known as a ‘perigee’, which occurs when a full moon coincides with its closet point to the earth in its slightly elliptical orbit. The result is that it can appear up to 14% larger than at its furthest point, and when seen as… Read more »