Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Super Moon

19th March showed the moon at its perigree which meant it was at its closest to the Earth (due to its elliptical orbit) since 1983. Although it was fairly cloudy where i was (Cardiff, Wales) It did look impressive rising through the thin clouds at around 7 O clock. Below are some pictures taken from around the world.

Whats really interesting is how and why the moon looks bigger when its closer to the horizon, its still theroized by scientists and astromoners today. If you want to read up about it (you should its interesting) heres a link.

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