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    Super Moon: A Natural Phenomenon
    The moon has an elliptical orbit, which makes full moons differ in size. When the moon is at its perigee, closest to earth, it’s approximately 31,000 miles closer to earth than when it’s in apogee, it’s farthest point. Geoff Chester, of the US Naval Observatory, calls Saturday’s lunar phenomenon a super perigee moon. Perigee moons are about 14% larger and 30% brighter than apogee ones.

    Read more at Suite101: Full Super Moon on March 19, 2011: Astrologer Says Beware!

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    1. Zulika Othman [deleted] 48 months ago | reply


    2. Tannachy 48 months ago | reply

      Very nice shot.

    3. benknis 48 months ago | reply

      nice, looks like mine.

    4. Anthony Beyga 48 months ago | reply

      Thanks everyone

    5. Anthony Beyga 47 months ago | reply

      Thanks Farhan/ below / Deborah.

    6. Trevor-Byrne-Photos [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

      Fab shot, great atmosphere.

    7. Martola. 46 months ago | reply

      amzing shot! :)

    8. Kanafayt 44 months ago | reply

      Reminds me some dreams... It's beautiful, really.
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    9. Anthony Beyga 44 months ago | reply

      Thanks Trevor, Martola, Kanafayt.

    10. Jennifer Allwine 36 months ago | reply

      This makes me want to go shoot pictures of the moon. Great job!

    11. me-graphy 34 months ago | reply

      amazing work! :)

    12. Whitto27 10 months ago | reply

      Terrific shot Tony !

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