New Year ‘Supermoon’

On New Year’s night 01-02 Jan, 2018 a ‘Super’ full Moon occur at 02:24UTC (On the 2nd). This will be the final full Moon before the total lunar eclipse on 31 January, 2018 which will also be a supermoon. 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 “New Year ‘Supermoon’”