It will be the biggest moon we’ll see all year.
If you’re looking for an excuse to get out of your house (and into your backyard, stay at home folks), tonight’s supermoon should do the trick.
The April ‘pink’ supermoon happens to be when the moon is closest to the earth, meaning it will be the biggest and brightest one we’ll see all year. The moon itself won’t actually appear to be pink in colour, however, rather getting its name from the first flower of spring in the northern hemisphere — pink moss or phlox.
For us in Australia, prime viewing time will be around 11pm, if weather permits, so be sure to head to the backyard or situate yourself by a window to see this natural beauty tonight.
— NASA (@NASA) April 7, 2020
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