Friday, May 4, 2012

Super moon

  • Saturday night, if the full moon, rising in the East, strikes you as unusually large, youll be right. It will loom larger than usual. Though its hardly a scientific term, it will be whats known as a supermoon.
  • (ABC News)
  • Astronomers are encouraging people to take a moment to observe the moon on Saturday night, when it will appear bigger and brighter than normal in whats known as a super moon.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • Many of you are likely contemplating weekend plans since Saturday is Cinco de Mayo, but there may be another event to pencil into your calendar: viewing the super moon. At 8:35 p.m.
  • (33 KDAF-TV)
  • (CNET) If you missed it last year, the super perigee moon is back for an encore performance. On Saturday, the moon will be up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than the other full moons of 2012, according to NASA.
  • (CBS News)
  • MICHIGAN -- Have plans for dinner or a movie this Saturday night? Your evening out doesnt have to end there. Glance up at the sky just before midnight, and you may be in for an extra surprise more spectacular than anything you could have planned.
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  • Dont be alarmed Saturday evening by the unusually large, bright object rising in the East. Even though the moon will be as close as it ever gets to Earth, it will be more a source of wonder than worry, astronomers say.
  • (Allentown Morning Call)
  • Welcome to the "Nightline's" live blog, where the staff share interesting tidbits throughout the day. 10:21 a.m. ET: It's going to be a real super weekend.
  • (ABC News)
  • On May 5th, this Moon illusion will amplify a full Moon that's extra-big to begin with. The swollen orb rising in the east at sunset should seem super indeed.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Don't look to the heavens for signs of apocalyptic prophecies coming true. But over the next month, the skies will offer several interesting sights, including a solar eclipse and a rare view of Venus crossing the sun.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • And, in 24 hours coincidentally, the largest moon of the year will be upon us: the supermoon.
  • (FOX News)

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