We’ve already had one Supermoon this year, with a ‘Super Blood Moon’ gracing our skies a few weeks back on January 21, but the Moon is set to give us another stargazing treat.
On Tuesday (19 Feb) night, the brightest Supermoon of the year will be visible in the nights sky.
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Throwback to one of the best sights iv ever seen! This was by far my most exciting and favourite astrophotography moment. I still appreciate that I got lucky enough to watch the whole eclipse. This pic was possible since the moon was a dark blood red colour so it allowed me to take an exposure of a few seconds so the stars in the background could pop out, leaving this unreal 3D effect. Plus YouTube channel is coming along nice, just need to wait for a clear night. Link in bio. Camera – Canon 1300D / 75-300mm lens Settings – ISO 400 / 2.3 second exposure ????? ___________ #lunareclipse #moon #bloodmoon #eclipse #fullmoon #universetoday #astronomy #space #photography #supermoon #superbloodwolfmoon #wolfmoon #luna #moon_awards #nature #nightsky #astrophotography #astrology #TheAstroDaily #canon #nexstar8se #nightphotography #stars #superbloodmoon #mooneclipse #newmoon #moonlight #moon_of_the_day #witns
A Supermoon is a cosmic phenomenon of a full moon coinciding with the point when the Moon elliptic orbit is in Pedigree – closest to the Earth – resulting in a larger-than-usual appearance.
So tomorrow night, instead of trudging home with an average boring moon in the sky, look up and you will see a thing of beauty (if these Manchester clouds actually clear up).
You won’t even need any special equipment to see it, just your naked eye will be enough.
If these clouds end up ruining our Supermoon viewing, not to worry, the next Supermoon will be occur in the UK on the 21st of March, just before the start of spring.
Fingers crossed these clouds clear up by tomorrow!