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.
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)