Waiting for the last supermoon of 2020 next week

Are you waiting for the supermoon 2020 like me ?

This is the last opportunity for the world astronomy lovers to see the Moon phenomenon bigger and brighter than usual in the face of the people in 2020.

According to the US space agency NASA, the last supermoon of 2020 will occur on May 7. The moon will light up starting around 17h45 on 7/5. The supermoon in May is the third supermoon as well as the last supermoon of 2020. This full moon is called the ‘flower moon’.


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) explained: “Native tribes in northeastern America call the second full moon in the spring to be the Flower Moon because it coincides with the time of the year when flowers bloom in most areas. It is also known as a corn moon or a milk moon. ”

The supermoon occurs due to a change in the orbital motion of the moon around the earth. When the moon is close to the earth, about 360,000 km from the earth. When there is a supermoon, the moon will be bigger and brighter than normal.

The full moon phenomenon occurs once a month, but the supermoon only sees it a few times a year. Around the same time, astronomers also had the opportunity to see two small meteor showers of Eta-Aquariids and Eta-Lyrids. However, the US Space Agency said that moonlight would almost certainly hinder the observation of the meteor shower.

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Previously, people in many parts of the world had the opportunity to see the largest supermoon in 2020 called the Pink Moon on April 8.

The April super moon is called the Pink Moon because it is named after a pink flower called the phlox flower that grows in popularity in North America and blooms in the spring.

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