The night spectacle is approaching. People will be able to watch the “pink super moon”

The so-called super moon will occur on Tuesday, April 27 at 5:33, the moon will be full and at the same time on the ground floor. It takes place 11 hours later at a distance of 357,378 kilometers.

The full moon at the end of April is also sometimes called the pink full moon. But it has nothing to do with the color of the moon. According to the Old Farm Almanac, the full moon is nicknamed because of the flowering flamingos, which are characterized by their pink color.

The term super moon or supercompletion is an unprofessional term for the phenomenon when the Moon is full moon and at the same time gets as close to Earth as possible in its orbit. Since there is a certain range of the minimum distance, when it is possible to speak of a superfull, this phenomenon can occur in a row.

This is also an example of this year. The full moon on Wednesday, May 26, will be the largest in angular terms this year. It will occur at 13:15, when there will also be a total lunar eclipse, but below the horizon.

“However, the moon will be closest to the Earth at 3:53 in the morning at a distance of 357 309 km. Petr Horálek.

At the beginning of May, lovers of the night sky can also look forward to the meteor shower η-Aquarida. These are ice-dust grains from Halley’s Comet. The maximum swarm falls on the night of 5 to 6 May.

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