The super moon will officially occur at 3.47 pm in the United Kingdom on December 3, and experts say it should be visible wherever you are in South Yorkshire.
A supermoon occurs when a full or new moon coincides with the lunar orb being particularly close to earth in its cycle.
It is believed that for a moon to be considered a supermoon it must be within 226,000 miles from the earth.
The distance between the moon and Earth constantly changes.
While scientists argue about the influence of the close passing of Earth's natural satellite for geophysical processes, the Moon is inexorably approaching and promises to be an interesting phenomenon for all the earthlings who are lucky enough to see this spectacle. When a full moon is closer to our planet, the tide levels are often higher.
The people of Ukraine will be able to observe in the night sky the lunar disk, which will appear larger and brighter than usual.Читайте также: Postseason Ban & Scholarship Reductions Expanded For Ole Miss Football By NCAA
According to Earthsky, this day the moon will appear 30% brighter and 14% bigger than usual.
The moon will be visible to see on Sunday after 5 p.m. when it begins to rise, however, it won't officially be a Supermoon until it is at its closest point to Earth, which will be at approximately 4 a.m. on Monday. Part of it depends on where you're viewing the supermoon.
It's been a year since the visible supermoon was sitting in the night sky, and now the first, and last, supermoon of 2017 is happening Sunday night.
December's supermoon can best be seen Saturday night.
Or, you know-you could just look out your window.
Nichols says that despite the difference between a regular full moon and a supermoon, it is not as grand as it appears. Even more so if it's a supermoon.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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