03 December 2017 Supermoon

On the night of December 03, 2017 a ‘Super’ full Moon will rise visually being the biggest and brightest of the year. This will be the penultimate full Moon before the total lunar eclipse on 31 January, 2018. There have been a few reported ‘Supermoons’ in recent years. A supermoon coincided with the total lunar eclipse in 2015 which caused a lot of media attention. But what is a Supermoon? Are the media misleading us by using this terminology? Continue reading “03 December 2017 Supermoon”