Monday’s Unique Supermoon Won’t Repeat for Another 18 Years

Image Credit: Nick Ut/AP

The Moon will appear slightly larger on Monday, November 14th in a phenomenon appropriately called a “supermoon”. The last time a supermoon as large as Monday’s happened was in 1948.  If you miss this opportunity, you’ll have to wait 18 years to witness the Moon’s exceptionally grandeur appearance. A supermoon …

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Upcoming Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

December 2010 Lunar Eclipse over New Jersey. Image Credit: Steve Kelly

On September 27th, 2015, much of the Americas, Europe, Africa, areas of the eastern Pacific, and parts of West Asia will witness a rare event, a total lunar eclipse during a supermoon.  Lasting 1 hour and 11 minutes, the eclipse begins at 8:11p.m. EDT and peaks at 10:47 p.m. EDT. …

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