'Pink Moon' on Tuesday will be largest supermoon of the year

Full Pink Supermoon Get ready for the biggest brightest supermoon of 2020

Full Pink Supermoon Get ready for the biggest brightest supermoon of 2020

A comparison of the apparent size of a perigee moon, or "supermoon", and an apogee moon ("minimoon") as seen through Slooh's Half Meter Telescope at its Canary Islands Observatory in 2015.

The pink supermoon rises behind the Sacre-Coeur du Horn statue depicting the Christ figure during Holly Week in Wolxheim, near Strasbourg, France April 7, 2020.

The timeslot for this occurrence is scheduled to be around 4.35 am BST.

It will remain in the sky throughout the night and will set at 6:08 a.m. on Wednesday. May I suggest some moon viewing of April's "pink supermoon" this evening from your backyard or neighborhood? Perigee means "near Earth".

They further added that it's just a kind of astronomically fun thing or the full moon that appears bigger than usual and this occurs because our moon doesn't orbit in the flawless circle around our planet.

At around 4.35am, the full moon will peak as the lunar orb moves directly across from the sun.

Thousands of people who watched the Supermoon race across the skies last night were mesmerised by the spectacle.

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While there is a difference in brightness and apparent size, Mr Tucker said the supermoon like the one tomorrow is more of an illusion than a scientific phenomenon and it's our brains that make it look so special.

If you're getting cabin fever due to staying in your home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, on Tuesday night you can head outside and look up to the sky to see the largest supermoon of 2020.

An especially "pink" supermoon was captured rising over a bridge in NY.

"Spiritually, the Pink Moon always signifies rebirth and renewal".

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NASA explain on their website: "The term "supermoon" was coined in 1979 and is often used today to describe what astronomers would call a perigean (pear-ih-jee-un) full moon: a full moon occurring near or at the time when the Moon is at its closest point in its orbit around Earth". It has new moon, full moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, waning gibbous, third quarter and waning crescent moon and these phases of the moon depends on its location as it orbits around the earth.

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