9 September 2014, tonight all the US citizens and the rest of the people in the globe are now able to see the rare and unusual Supermoon. The distance from the Earth to the Moon will be 359.1 thousand. Km. This is the last Super Moon of this year. This will be the third Supermoon in this year, earlier in this summer, most of the moon could be seen twice – on the night of 10 to 11 August and from 11th to 12th of July.
According to NASA, these days the moon looked 14% bigger and 30% brighter. So tonight, the moon is reaching at its full phase at the spot in the sky opposite from the sun. Today’s full moon is the one closest to the earth and can be seen at 9:38 p.m. EDT. According to the NASA’s reports that September’s full moon will cap a trio of back-to-back “supermoons” for the Northern Hemisphere summer.
Although we relate the Harvest Moon with autumn, this year’s report stated that it is in fact the last full moon of the fall season so the Super Moon rises tonight, so if you want to see the Super Moon then you should use a high magnified potent telescope, people from all over the world organized events and activities to observe the Super Moon. The weather is clear and no clouds in the sky tonight, according to the weather report then go out and check out the amazing view of the Moon.
What is a Harvest Moon?
The Harvest Moon is the full moon, the Harvest Moon isn’t always larger, brighter or more pumpkin-colored than other full moons, but this time it’s unique because this year Harvest Moon present in the Northern Hemisphere at a short time lag, this short time lag is the version of the Super moon. This effect arises from the fact that the moon’s orbit is not circular, but elliptical. At this stage a Harvest Moon is a slightly larger than standard size of the moon, so it’s a super Moon and very close to the earth.