COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Supermoon 2016: The brightest supermoon in almost 70 years rises tonight
Description: "Supermoon" is a non-technical term for a moon that turns full at the same time it hits perigee - the point on its orbit when it is closest to Earth. The moon's path around our planet is shaped more like an oval than a circle, so there are times when it is closer to us (perigee) and times when it is farther away (apogee). [Source: Los Angeles Times]
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Source: Los Angeles Times
Publish Date: 11/14/2016
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