A supermoon occurs when the moon becomes full on the same day that it reaches the point in the moon's elliptical orbit when it is closest to Earth. When added to the glow of a full moon, the difference is hardly perceptible to the human eye. It could not be seen well from Mumbai as the sky was overcast.
The best viewing will be from a tall structure because the moon will be so low on the horizon. The orange/yellow/red colors come from atmospheric effects, when the moonlight gets scattered, much like through a prism, in the atmosphere. The last supermoon was the full moon of December 3, 2017.
If the criteria for a supermoon is chiefly dependent on the moon's arrival at its closest point in its orbit relative to Earth, then the "super" branding is a bit of a misnomer. Nolle also wrote about how super moons can cause natural disasters.
NASA, however, is calling this first full moon of 2018 a "wolf moon". A second full moon in a calendar month is considered a "blue moon".
The largest supermoon of the year will be visible in the skies over Taiwan this evening (Jan. 2) and will be followed lunar eclipse at the end of the month, according to the Astronomical Observatory under the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
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State Department said it was working with Costa Rican authorities to determine if the plane carried U.S. citizens. The plane crashed just moments after takeoff fron Punta Islita Airport, according to officials and witnesses.
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Green Bay (two fumbles and an interception), two of which thwarted Packers scoring opportunities inside Detroit's red zone. Stafford is the fastest quarterback in National Football League history to reach 3,000 completions in a career.
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Cameroon global Ekambi has scored nine goals in 18 Ligue 1 appearances and his form has caught the eye of the Everton scouts. Everton chief Steve Walsh is in Turkey as he aims to finalise the £25million deal for Besiktas star Cenk Tosun .
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AMBER Alert issued for 2 Texas girls after woman found dead
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Raiders fire Del Rio, reportedly courting Jon Gruden
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I'm very pleased with the performance of all my players and to finish with another clean sheet. I don't know if [they will be ready for] the next game but for sure the game against Norwich.
Mariah Carey ready for her New Year's Eve do-over
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Raiders to pursue Jon Gruden
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12 dead in fast-moving NY apartment fire
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Dangerously cold wind chills
Decreasing cloud cover, becoming partly cloudy will allow for additional cooling, with lows 5 to 15 below zero. Be sure to take extra precaution by covering exposed skin, wearing extra layers, a coat, and gloves.
Oil Breaks Above $60 on Increasing Demand
Production edged lower in the most recent week, dropping to 9.75 million bpd, down from 9.79 million bpd a week earlier. As temperatures have dropped across the USA , analysts said fuel consumption should also rise.
USA condemns arrest of anti-government protesters in Iran
In Mashhad, Iran's second most populated city, police confronted the demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas. However, he noted that a call for "No to high prices" protests had been circulated on the messaging app Telegram.
Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable
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