The 23 June 2013 Supermoon

The 23 June 2013 Supermoon
Interesting information about the perigee full moon
What is a supermoon?
The term coined by astrologer Richard Nolle over 30 years ago.
Now, a Supermoon is a popular term used to describe a full moon when it is at its closest approach to earth.

The result:
Moon looks larger than usual (Seen from Earth)
Distance during Supermoon: 356,991km
Distance on average: 384,400km

Astronomers call it: The Perigee Full Moon

Mark Your Calendar!
June 22-23 2013

June’s full moon will be the most ‘super’ of the supermoons you will see this year!
Frequency: 4-6 supermoons/year
What to expect?
Big full moon & higher tides (during and a few days after)

The 23 June 2013 Supermoon

shared by opticscentral on Jun 19, 2013 in Science

The 23 June 2013 Supermoon

shared by opticscentral on Jun 19, 2013 in Science


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More information about the upcoming Supermoon, deemed the largest supermoon we will see in 2013. By OpticsCentral - Home of Telescopes, Binoculars and Microscopes Australia. Visit us on http://www.opt...
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