viernes, 18 de marzo de 2011


On March 19, this Saturday, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 356,577 kilometers away. On top of that, it will be full. The moon will appear to be 14% larger and raise the tides about 15 centimeters, according to NASA.
This is known as lunar perigee by astronomer but astrologer call it supermoon and one astrologer believes it could inflict massive damage on the planet. I think that is false and we don’t have to worry about it. Otherwise it's true that we will be able to enjoy looking at the full moon after the sunset. The best moment is the moonrise. Enjoy yourself
When the perigee moon lies close to the horizon, it can appear absolutely enormous. That is when the famous “moon illusion” combines with reality to produce a truly stunning view.
For reasons not fully understood by astronomers or psychologists, a low-hanging moon looks incredibly large when hovering near trees, buildings and other foreground objects. The fact that the moon will be much closer than usual this weekend will only serve to amplify this strange effect.
In this video it is explained all about this phenomenon

Speaking of moons, the song “blue moon” has come to my mind. So

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