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Beautiful pink supermoon to illuminate the sky TONIGHT

globalfactsandnews Apr 7 2020 NEW YORK — Tonight (April 7), if you look up at the night sky, you'll see the "Super Pink Moon," the biggest supermoon of the year, shining big and bright. The full …More
globalfactsandnews Apr 7 2020 NEW YORK — Tonight (April 7), if you look up at the night sky, you'll see the "Super Pink Moon," the biggest supermoon of the year, shining big and bright.
The full moon will be at perigee-syzygy, meaning it will be closest to the Earth — 221,772 miles (356,907 kilometers) away — and the Earth, moon and sun will all align. This means that when a the moon is at perigee-syzygy, it will look larger and brighter than usual. But, because perigee-syzygy isn't that catchy, the term "supermoon" came about and this particular full moon was additionally nicknamed the "Super Pink Moon."
Now, unfortunately, this doesn't mean that the moon will actually be pink. This supermoon got its name because the April full moon often corresponds with the blooming of pink flowers in eastern North America. Still, "It will be bright and brilliant and absolutely gorgeous," Jackie Faherty, an astronomer at the American Museum of Natural History here in New York City, told Space.…More
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