Supermoon

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: SUPER MOON OVER DESCANSO

 

East County News Service

November 16, 2016 (Descanso) — Sharon Penny juxtaposed trees in front of the Super Moon over Descanso Monday night.  She notes, “I didn’t have cool cityscapes”  so opted for a natural setting in the foreground.  The Super Moon was the biggest and brightest moon since 1948, the last time the moon’s orbit brought it this close to Earth.

SUPERMOON RISING

 

June 23, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – This week, a phenomenon known as a Supermoon is occurring.  The Moon will be closer to the Earth than at any other time during the year - in fact, the upcoming Starting today, Supermoon will be the closest encounter between the Earth and the Moon until August 2014.