Supermoon hid behind clouds

Monday, June 24, 2013

Photo by Jerry Pickard

Text and photo by Jerry Pickard

Supermoon 2013 is when the moon is at perigee or closest it will be to earth this year. This makes it appear 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual.

It peaked Sunday evening June 23rd, behind a thick cover of clouds. This shot was taken at sunset through light clouds on June 22nd.


Anonymous,  June 25, 2013 at 1:09 PM  

"14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual"

You sure about that? Nice picture though.

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