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'SUPERMOON' Science: Biggest Full Moon of 2013 Explained

'SUPERMOON' Science: Biggest Full Moon of 2013 Explained

by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com Staff Writer Date: 22 June 2013 Time: 07:22 AM ET

There is more to a "supermoon" than meets the eye.

Science governs the appearance of the largest full moon of the year, and this weekend you can check out the amazing lunar sight for yourself.

On Sunday (June 23), the moon will be at its closest point to Earth — called perigee. This relatively close brush will happen as the moon enters its fullest phase, creating the cosmic coincidence known as the supermoon. At its fullest and closest, the moon will appear about 12 percent larger in the sky.

Read more: http://www.space.com/21676-supermoon-science-full-moon-2013....

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2346857/Supermoon-Ju...




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Al Jolson - "By The Light Of The 'Silvery Moon' (1946)

Al Jolson - "By The Light Of The 'Silvery Moon' (1946)

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"Science governs the

"Science governs the appearance of the largest full moon of the year"

No kiddin'? :o

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Space.com and Rolaids

"Science governs..."! o_o

Science is a method of inquiry.

There is much great information in the space.com article but for the opening unscientific literary technique. The needless deification of science made me throw up a little. The back of my throat burned a little bit as I swallowed the rest of the article.