The phenomenon occurs when a full moon coincides with the passage of the natural satellite of the planet through the nearest to the Earth point of the orbit.
In the night of 1 to 2 January 2018 the inhabitants of the Earth watched the first in 2018, with a Supermoon.
Eyewitnesses wonderful things to share on the network pictures of the moon. Interestingly, in moments of SUPERLINE she looks 14% bigger and 30% brighter.
A supermoon is a full moon, which occurs at the moment when the satellite is in the perigee of its elliptical orbit. At this point the Moon is closest to the planet, in moments of SUPERLINE the moon looks 14% bigger and 30% brighter than when passing the farthest point – apogee.
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