Super Moon (almost)

Super Moon (almost)
Virginia Western
Image by cizauskas
Early evening western sky.
Falls Church, Virginia.
18 March 2011.

What is the "Super Moon?" Per

[On 19 March 2011] the 2011 full moon perigee is the moon’s closest encounter with Earth since December 12, 2008. The moon won’t come this close again until November 14, 2016. The extra-close moon in all of these years – 2008, 2011 and 2016 – finds the full moon occurring on the same date as lunar perigee. [The 20th will be the first day of spring.]

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