There’s something undeniably romantic about the Moon, especially when it’s in the sky like a big pizza pie.
All joking aside, people seem to get all worked up and giddy whenever there’s a beautiful lunar event coming around. It might have something to do with the fact that there’s a belief that certain moon cycles make people go crazy, or just that the Moon is super gorgeous. Like seriously, I’d marry the Moon if she was single. And I was too. Sigh, another life, perhaps.
And if you’re into lunar events then mark your calendars for November 14th – because there’s a supermoon that’ll be the biggest in nearly 70 years.
Scientists are already saying that this will easily be the biggest moon Earth’s ever seen in the 21st century, and we won’t see another until November 25th, 2034.
Yep, so that means you’re going to have to wait a full 20 years to see a monstrous bad boy like this again.
A ‘supermoon’ gets its name when the Moon is as close as possible to the Earth.
You get a supermoon when our lunar pal orbits around Earth and reaches point perigee, a.k.a, the moment its closest to our home planet.
The best time to view these bad boys is further away from the bright lights of a big city. So try and get out into nature if at all possible.
Although supermoons aren’t that rare (we’ve got three more in November) it’s rare that it’ll be this gigantic.
And that’s something worth getting excited over.