Articles tagged "apogee"

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Penumbral lunar eclipse on November 28, 2012

On November 28, 2012 the moon will slide through the Earth’s pale outer shadow or penumbra, resulting in a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and Moon but the three celestial bodies do not form a perfectly

November 27, 2012

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Supermoon about to trigger earthquakes?!

If you look at eastern sunset on March 19th you will see a full Moon called "perigee moon". Moon's orbit is oval shaped that results with variations of observed size of full Moon. The orbit of Moon is ellipse that called perigee from closer side and...

March 18, 2011

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Supermoon - Moon's closest approach since 1992

Could 'supermoon' next week disrupt Earth's weather? It doesn't take much to get the Internet's lunar-tics out in force. The web was awash with apocalyptic warnings that the movement of the moon will trigger tidal waves, volcanic eruptions and...

March 09, 2011