Extra Large Supermoon on November 14 appears bigger than normal in the sky so those interested can watch it to join this record-breaking astronomical event that has not happened for over 70 years. So this November extra large supermoon will mark the closest the Moon has been to Earth since January 1948. It appears to be around 14% larger and 30% brighter than normal size full moon according to ScienceAlert. The next time the Moon gets this close to Earth is November 25, 2034, so you do not want to miss it. The extra large super full moon of November 14 is only closest full moon of 2016 so closest full moon to date in 21st century NASA wrote in a blog post. Supermoons are often seen as recently supermoon this past October and another one is due to appear on December 14. 

harvestmoon1 November’s moon is going to be the biggest, brightest in nearly 7 decades essentially a super-supermoon. As NASA explains a supermoon is caused by the moon’s elliptical orbit. One side of the moon the perigee is around 30,000 miles closer to Earth than other side known as the apogee. When the Sun, the Moon and Earth line up it is known as syzygy. A syzygy occurs when the Moon and Sun happens to align on the opposite sides of each other is called a perigee-syzygy commonly known as a supermoon.extrano_atardecer_paisajes_wallpaper

Supermoons are beautiful, of course  but not always feel easily visible. Overcast weather can block out the supermoon’s glow. Bright urban lights can compete with the Moon, causing it to appear dimmer than it actually is. Additionally, full moons often all appear similar to each other as there aren’t any reference points in the sky to offer scale. Similarly, low-hanging moons can appear bigger when viewed through trees, buildings or other objects due to optical illusion. So you might want to take these things into account if you plan on moon-watching come November 14. Besides supermoon on November 14, there are also several other fantastic sky events this month that you don’t want to miss, according to National Geographic.


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