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The last supermoon of 2020

The last supermoon of 2020”

Skywatchers around the world have enjoyed stunning views of this month's Supermoon, when the Moon appears larger and brighter.

The supermoon phenomenon occurs when the moon is within 10% of its closest distance to the Earth at the full moon.

The final in a collection of 4 supermoons, referred to as the Super Flower Moon, would seem within the West Michigan evening sky on Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7, 2020.

"Going by the seasons, as the second full Moon of spring, the Native American tribes of the northeastern United States called this the Flower Moon, as flowers are abundant this time of year in most of these areas", NASA said. As a bonus, the May Full Moon is a Supermoon.

If you missed it, you'll have to wait until April 26 next year to see the next one.

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The moon will be at full supermoon glory at 8.45pm Sydney time tonight, May 7, 2020.

It will also be the last supermoon of 2020.

That is when the moon is nearly exactly opposite to the sun relative to the Earth.

The Flower Moon, as seen behind the Statue of Liberty in Jersey City, NJ in the US on May 7, 2020.

In this supermoon shot, China's Canton tower dazzles with rainbow lights as the Flower Moon shines brightly in the background.



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