2016 ends with super moon contingent | abc7chicago.com – WLS
November 3, 2016 - Supermoon
Moon gazers will be means to see dual some-more super moons before a year ends as 2016 finishes with 3 occurrences of a lunar phenomenon.
“A super moon occurs given of a moon’s elliptical circuit around a planet,” pronounced AccuWeather’s Erik Austin. “On a perigee side, a moon is about 30,000 miles closer to earth than on a round side creation it incomparable and brighter than normal.”
The best time to perspective a super moon is when a moon is low on a setting where “an apparition will start that creates it demeanour unnaturally larger,” according to AccuWeather.
A super moon occurred on Oct 16, and will start on Nov 14 and Dec 14.
And a super moon on Monday, Nov 14 might be spectacular! This month’s is generally ‘super’ for dual reasons: it is a usually super moon this year to be totally full, and it is a closest moon to Earth given 1948 – when a gallon of gas cost only 16 cents. The moon won’t be this super again until 2034!