A SuperMoon is a perigee-syzygy, a new or full moon (syzygy) which occurs when the Moon is at 90% or greater of its mean closest approach to Earth (perigee). The March 19, 2011 at 19:10 (UTC) the local time is March 20, 2011 at 00:40, supermoon is just 221,566 miles (356,577 kilometers) away from Earth. The last time the full moon approached so close to Earth was in 1993, according to NASA. it is about 20 percent brighter and 15 percent bigger than a regular full moon. - Gnu Licence

By The Business Globalist

On Sunday at sunset (3 December), people around the globe will see a full cold supermoon rising in the east .The moon will be at full phase at 10:47 a.m. EST on Sunday and at perigee on Dec. 4th at 3:42 a.m. EST. This is the only and closest supermoon of the year.  Do you wonder if the supermoon will be visible in your city? To give an idea, “the moon will still be full when it rises at 4:49 p.m. EST Sunday in Springfield, Massachusetts — or, for example, 5:13 p.m. in Buffalo, New York”, masslive.com reports.

The supermoon will also be brighter then usual. “Because the Earth will be at its closest to the sun (called perihelion) in early January, the sunlight reaching and reflecting off the Moon this time of year is about 7 percent more intense (than at aphelion in early July), making wintertime supermoons even brighter”, as NASA reports.

In case you’ll miss this event you could enjoy a similar phenomena in January, when will have other two supermoons.

In this day (3 Deecember), Slooh will air a special supermoon webcast starting at 9 p.m. EST. You can watch the show here or on Space.com.

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Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) photographed brightly glowing auroras from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station on March 27, 2017. Pesquet wrote, "The view at night recently has been simply magnificent: few clouds, intense auroras. I can’t look away from the windows." Credit: Nasa

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MUSE revealed 72 galaxies never seen before in this very tiny area of the sky. These galaxies are all located in a relatively small area of space known as the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF).

The astronomers conducted the deepest spectroscopic survey ever using the MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile. This portion of sky had already been observed,  but it wasn’t until scientists were able to look at it using MUSE that these 72 galaxies became visible. This open a new debate for other life forms and for planets similar to the Earth.

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Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency shared this photograph from the International Space Station on Feb. 14, 2017, writing, "Venice, city of gondoliers and the lovers they carry along the canals. Happy Valentine's Day!" Credit: Nasa

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Below 9 impressive images of our wonderful planet pictured from the space. The pictures come from the Nasa image of day’s gallery. These are random images, which show how beautiful is planet Earth from the space.

Sunrise from space
On July 26, 2017, a member of the Expedition 52 crew aboard the International Space Station took this photograph of one of the 16 sunrises they experience every day, as the orbiting laboratory travels around Earth. One of the solar panels that provides power to the station is seen in the upper left.
Credit: Nasa

 

Space Station Flyover of Super Typhoon Noru
NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik photographed Super Typhoon Noru on August 1, 2017, as the International Space Station passed overhead. He shared images of the massive storm on social media, writing, “Super Typhoon #Noru, amazing the size of this weather phenomenon, you can almost sense its power from 250 miles above.”
Credit: Nasa

 

Watching the Aurora From Orbit
Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA shared photos and time-lapse video of a glowing green aurora seen from his vantage point 250 miles up, aboard the International Space Station. This aurora photo was taken on June 26, 2017.
Credit:Nasa

 

Florida from space
Expedition 51 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet captured this nighttime photo of Florida from the International Space Station. Bright lights include the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area, and Orlando, with Cape Canaveral to the east, where launch preparations for SpaceX’s next cargo mission are underway at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
Credit: Nasa

 

Space Station View of Auroras
Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) photographed brightly glowing auroras from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station on March 27, 2017. Pesquet wrote, “The view at night recently has been simply magnificent: few clouds, intense auroras. I can’t look away from the windows.”
Credit: Nasa

 

Fiery South Atlantic Sunset
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station photographed a sunset that looks like a vast sheet of flame. With Earth’s surface already in darkness, the setting sun, the cloud masses, and the sideways viewing angle make a powerful image of the kind that astronauts use to commemorate their flights.
Credit: Nasa

 

Cloudscape Over the Philippine Sea
Flying over the Philippine Sea, an astronaut looked toward the horizon from the International Space Station and shot this photograph of three-dimensional clouds, the thin blue envelope of the atmosphere, and the blackness of space. The late afternoon sunlight brightens a broad swath of the sea surface on the right side of the image.
Credit: Nasa

 

View From Gemini
The western half of Australia, looking west, as seen from the Gemini XI spacecraft, 850 miles above the Earth on Sept. 14, 1966. Reaching this record-shattering altitude was a highlight of a demanding, three-day mission for Gemini XI command pilot Charles “Pete” Conrad and pilot Dick Gordon.
Credit: Nasa

 

Space Station Flight Over Venice
Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency shared this photograph from the International Space Station on Feb. 14, 2017, writing, “Venice, city of gondoliers and the lovers they carry along the canals. Happy Valentine’s Day!”
Credit: Nasa