'Supermoon': Large Full Moon Tonight
Tonight, if the full moon, rising in the East, strikes you as unusually large, you'll be right. It will loom larger than usual. Though it's hardly a scientific term, it will be what's known as a "supermoon." If the weather is clear where you are,
(CNN) — Wait until dark Saturday. Dust off your telescope or binoculars. Grab the kids (dust them off too if needed). Go outside. Look up at the moon. Does it look bigger than usual? According to NASA, this May's full moon is
In between watching the 138th Kentucky Derby and celebrating Cinco de Mayo this evening, you may also wish to enjoy viewing a super-sized moon, best viewed at the horizon near sunset. And if a moonbeam wakes you Saturday night, you might want to get
Astronomers say the moon will appear 16 percent larger than normal as its orbit reaches perigee — the closest point to the Earth that it
By AP Thick clouds Saturday night into Sunday morning will make it difficult to get a glimpse of the "super moon" tonight on Long Island. "It may be tricky," said David Stark, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Upton.