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The Fullest Moon Of All

May 3, 2012

There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon. – Matsuo Basho

In just two days, the biggest moon of the year will be lighting up the sky and stirring up the ocean’s current and possibly some human current as well. The super moon will be bigger and hang lower so it will appear ginormous. For added drama, the annual meteor shower, created by the leftovers from Halley’s comet, will light up the sky alongside the super moon. It should be quite a spectacle so make sure you look up in the sky. Here’s a rather scientific explanation of the super moon from Space.com.

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