Unusual astronomical phenomenon called the Supermoon, or perigee moon.The orbit of the moon around the Earth in form is not a flawless circle, and a few stretches.
A bright treat will greet skygazers Sunday night.
The difference is noticeable for close observers - particularly if the moon is near the horizon, where it can be compared with terrestrial landmarks.
"For this year's final supermoon, the perigee distance will be approximately 222,135 miles in the early morning hours of December 4 (in the United States)", says Nichols.
A new moon is the first phase in the lunar cycle that occurs when the moon is in conjunction with the sun - but is not visible from Earth. Since the supermoon on Jan. 31 will be the second full moon in January, it's dubbed a Blue Moon, and will occur during a total lunar eclipse.
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I got a chance to go out there and play competitive golf again. "I was playing with Justin and he's never played with Tiger". The first five holes I hit a lot of good shots and felt like I had a good rhythm and a couple birdies early on.
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To be clear: a supermoon is literally just the moon. My definition is stricter: There's only one supermoon in a given year, reserved for the full moon with the biggest apparent size. Based on the moon's rotation this month's full moon - which is also being called the Cold Moon - will be at its closest point to Earth, creating the Supermoon.
While the moon is undoubtedly both bigger and brighter than usual, our eyes tend to trick us into seeing the moon as larger than it truly is. Time your viewing for just after local sunset, National Geographic suggests, when the "moon illusion" will make the orb look especially large and vibrant.
"The supermoons are a great opportunity for people to start looking at the moon", said Noah Petro, a research scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Those who miss out to view the supermoon in person can catch up with the sighting as the astronomical spectacle will be live streamed by robotic telescope service (Slooh). On the three dates marked, step out into the moonset or moonrise and look up for a trilogy of sky watching treats!
The next supermoons are on January 2 and January 31, 2018. That'll be a super moon, even by Neil deGrasse Tyson's standards.
Google has launched a new mobile app named Datally which helps Android users stay under the limits of pricey mobile data packages. The app is now globally available on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher, Google said.
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Bitcoin recovered back from its 20 percent plummet on Thursday back to $10,500, as it is now up 5.6 percent on Friday morning. Bitcoin futures are going to start trading later this month and InvestorPlace have a few things to know about the matter.
Fisher had signed an extension with FSU through 2024 just last December. "Obviously, he feels like it's the right move for him". The latest bit of news comes as little surprise: Jimbo Fisher will become the head football coach at Texas A&M .
Security has been stepped up at all markets across Germany ahead of that anniversary, and the looming first Advent weekend. The object was reportedly planted on a children's carousel located at the Christmas market, local media report.
Hurricane Nate was a Category 1 Hurricane, and Cindy, Emily, Phillipe, and Nate were Tropical Storms when they moved onshore. Today is the last day of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. "Unfortunately many of these storms also made landfall".
The 41-year-old led the Rebels to a respectable season, including an Egg Bowl win over rival Mississippi State last week. Matt Luke was named the permanent head coach on Sunday after serving on an interim basis throughout the 2017 season.
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Microsoft plans to expand Redmond campus
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