Category: Signs in the Heavens

NASA’s Tips for Shooting the Supermoon Tonight

Tonight is your chance to see the closest “supermoon” that anyone on Earth has experienced in almost 69 years. That means amateurs and pros alike should be pulling out their photography equipment to get that once in a lifetime shot. If you don’t know why this supermoon is a topic of interest, you can read our full breakdown here. Suffice it to say that on November 14th at 11:23 UTC (7:52am ET) the moon will hit perigee, its closest point to Earth. Two and a half hours later, at 1:52pm UTC (9:52am ET), the moon will be full—hitting your...

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Largest Supermoon Since 1948 Will Be Seen This Coming Monday

 There will be an amazing spectacle tonight as the first supermoon in almost 70 years appears in the night sky. In fact, if you’re younger than 68 you have never witnessed this record-breaking supermoon in your lifetime. Tomorrow morning, November 14th, the moon will be the closest it has been to Earth since 1948. It will appear 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than the average monthly full moon. Of course that’s dependent on hopefully viewing the supermoon without the obstruction of a cloudy night. Thankfully it appears most of the United States will remain mostly clear for...

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