Super Moon

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Super Moon

Post by Sunflowerpixie on Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:03 am

Here in Australia the full moon was called a super moon a couple of nights ago. It was supposed to be closer to the earth than usual. So just wondered if you had the same moon over there or if it had something to do with winter and the shortest day over here?
avatar
Sunflowerpixie

Posts : 173
Join date : 2012-10-22
Location : Australia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Safari on Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:30 am

Luna and I saw it as we were walking back to my hotel in downtown Vancouver the other night!  It was beautiful.  I had forgotten my camera, otherwise I might have thought to try and take a photo (or I might not have, heh).  There were some really crazy drivers out that night and we wondered if that was why!  Lol
avatar
Safari
Admin

Posts : 3329
Join date : 2012-10-19

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Kathi- on Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:52 am

The super moon would be viewed everywhere-- except where I am, haha!  Since it's never night here (still in Iceland for a few more days) we don't get to see the moon!
avatar
Kathi-
Admin

Posts : 2267
Join date : 2012-10-19

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Sunflowerpixie on Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:15 am

:happy2:Oh, that's great we see the same moon.
avatar
Sunflowerpixie

Posts : 173
Join date : 2012-10-22
Location : Australia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Luna on Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:45 am

Ah yes it was the supermoon the night we met up!! Cool that we got to see it! Smile

Yes, apparently it was seen around the world, well in those places where the sun actually sets! hehe I've been wondering how the "midnight sun" is Kathi. I see you have been using blackout newspapers, heh!

Sunflowerpixie you might be interested in seeing some of these photos of the supermoon around the world!
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/06/pictures/130624-supermoon-2013-pictures-biggest-full-moon-science-space/#/your-supermoon-pictures-2013-san-francisco_68741_600x450.jpg
avatar
Luna
Admin

Posts : 3085
Join date : 2012-10-20

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Nucky on Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:07 am

I went out walking on the night of the supermoon at 2:30 in the morning. It was beautiful.
avatar
Nucky

Posts : 115
Join date : 2012-10-21

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by fatkattykat on Thu Jun 27, 2013 5:28 pm

Thanks for the link, Luna. I was very sad to have missed this, and it was nice to see the photos.
avatar
fatkattykat

Posts : 1678
Join date : 2012-10-22
Location : Maryland

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Eune on Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:11 pm

With all the news publicity, you would expect the "supermoon" to be a LOT bigger than the normal moon. But, in actuality, it's only about 14% larger than it is at it's furthest point. That's about 7% bigger than average.

So if you missed it, don't fret too much. Smile
avatar
Eune

Posts : 15
Join date : 2012-10-29

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Luna on Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:23 pm

If you missed it, there will be another in August 2014 Very Happy
avatar
Luna
Admin

Posts : 3085
Join date : 2012-10-20

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Sunflowerpixie on Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:45 am

Wow Luna, there are some really beautiful photos there. I don't think I had heard of it before. Well we don't have that long to wait for the next one.
avatar
Sunflowerpixie

Posts : 173
Join date : 2012-10-22
Location : Australia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Nucky on Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:59 pm

The August 2014 supermoon is going to be even bigger.
avatar
Nucky

Posts : 115
Join date : 2012-10-21

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Super Moon

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum