It's A Flower Supermoon Tonight And Tomorrow

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The Flower Moon will reach its peak at 6:45 a.m. ET on Thursday and will continue to appear full on Friday night as well, according to NASA.

Nasa said on its website: "The next full moon will be on Thursday morning, May 7, 2020, appearing opposite the Sun (in Earth-based longitude) at 6:45am EDT".

In a typical year, there can be three or four supermoons and they are times of celebration for various religions. The moon will not be in the sky at that time in our area of the world so you will be able to view its maximum potential both Wednesday and Thursday night. The final super "flower moon" can be viewed from Australia but you've only got a day to plan it.

The most popular nickname for the May full moon is the "flower moon", because this is the month where lots of flowers begin to bloom.

The Full Moon in May is known as the Flower Moon. During this time the moon's orbit comes quite close to the Earth.

Catch The Super Flower Moon 2020 On May 7

While a supermoon is considered less serious and scientific than an eclipse, it represents a chance to encourage people to start looking at the moon. - Reuters The full moon, also known as the Supermoon or Flower Moon, rises behind the silhouetted crescent monument of a mosque during Ramazan in Karachi, May 7.

Don't miss this month's supermoon - it's the last one of the year.

The Farmer's Almanac, which has been responsible for naming all kinds of astronomical phenomena over the years, usually attempts to follow the original, Native American names for supermoons.

The Full Flower Moon will not be as big or as bright as the previous supermoons of 2020, but it will surely be a sight to behold nonetheless.

Come June, it's back to regular old full moons. However, it is not clear why chose the 90% threshold as the cut-off - which is any distance closer than 360,000 kilometres from the centre of the Earth.

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