#Supermoon2016 9 replies

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Serio VIP Member

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#1 2 years ago

IT'S HAPPENING FOLKS No, not the apocalypse. A supermoon. A big, fat, huge celestial body circling around the planet, and it ain't your mother this time!

On the eve of Monday, November 14, you should turn your eyes to the sky. If you do that, you'll be able to see good old Luna in all her glory, appearing the biggest since 1948. This is an event that won't occur again until November 2035, so get out there and cast your eyes on the Glorious Moon!




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#2 2 years ago

Seems like a Super Moon of some variety happens every year though.


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#3 2 years ago

There was one in September of 2015, and that happened to coincide with a total lunar eclipse(I remember it; gorgeous event). That's the event that will only occur again in 2033.

For a supermoon to occur, a new or full moon must occur concurrently with the moon being at its closest approach to Earth. This is such a rare coincidence that supermoons only occur every 20 years or so. 

This one is special because it'll be the brightest and biggest in six decades.




Admiral Donutz VIP Member

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#4 2 years ago

It's rather cold outside but I may have an other look in a bit. Didn't really notice it when I walked home from mum's place this evening.




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#5 2 years ago

Seen jack shit, nothing but clouds.


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#6 2 years ago

Clouds here too.

In any case, every "super moon" all looks like the same moon as always.


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#7 2 years ago

Well, I got to see part of it the other night, half obscured by clouds, to be honest I've seen supermoons like it quite a lot, it didn't seem especially big, but again, sub-optimal viewing conditions.

One thing I hate about Supermoons though is how big they look to the naked eye, and how shit they look when you take a photo, unless you have some nice telescopic lenses or something.


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Mr. Matt VIP Member

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#8 2 years ago

Despite their name, the difference in size between a regular moon and a 'supermoon' is almost indiscernible to the naked eye. If the media hadn't been going around telling everybody, I wonder if anybody would have noticed anything besides it being an unusually bright full moon?

If it's down near the horizon, then you've got a much more impressive sight, however.




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#9 2 years ago

Yeah, no... I completely missed it.


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#10 2 years ago
"Silberio"Yeah, no... I completely missed it.

That is the story of life.