‘Supermoon’ 2014 Photos And Tweets (VIDEO, LIVE UPDATES)

August 12, 2014 - Supermoon

Happy Supermoon Sunday!

The summer of 2014 has been called the summer of supermoons, and for good reason. Skywatchers already got a possibility to see one supermoon on Jul 12, and a second is tonight. (The third will be Sept. 9, so symbol your calendar!)

Tonight’s moon is set to be a many “super” of them all — since during a stretch of 221,765 miles (356,896 kilometers) from Earth, a satellite will come closer this time than it did in Jul or will in September.

We wish you’ll applaud this sparkling night for skywatching with us and join in a HuffPost Science live blog (see below) by pity cinema and withdrawal your comments.

Send us your supermoon photos! We wish them all — from beautiful panoramas to parsimonious shots of a moon to stupid supermoon selfies.

Please twitter your photos with hashtag #HuffPostSupermoon.

We’ll be collecting user photos from all over, and yours might be featured!


What accurately is a supermoon? Also called a “perigee full moon,” a supermoon occurs when a new or full moon coincides with lunar perigee — a indicate in a moon’s circuit when it is closest to Earth. This formula in a full moon that can seem adult to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than it appears on a standard night.

The moon incited full this afternoon (August 10) around 2:10 p.m. EDT, carrying reached perigee roughly 21 mins earlier.


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Thank You For Joining In The #HuffPostSupermoon Sunday Fun By Visiting Our Live Blog! Scroll Down For Supermoon Images From Around The World.

People take photos as a perigee moon also famous as a supermoon rises above in Skopje, Macedonia on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

People accumulate in a park as a perigee moon, also famous as a supermoon, rises in Madrid on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

The super moon rises over a Chinese calligraphy on a pointer that reads “Beijing” in Beijing, China on Sunday, Aug 10, 2014.

The full moon peeks by trees in a timber nearby Rasing, Austria on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

A supermoon rises over plantation silos in
Preston, Maryland on Aug 10, 2014. (Photo by Damon Dahlen, Huffington

supermoon 2014A supermoon rises over a Choptank
river in Maryland on Aug 10, 2014. (Photo by Damon Dahlen, Huffington

source ⦿ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/10/supermoon-2014-photos-tweets-live-updates_n_5657744.html

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