Skip to comments.Most “super” supermoon of 2013 on June 22-23
Posted on 06/20/2013 12:04:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Full moon falls on June 23, 2013 at 11:32 UTC (6:32 a.m. CDT in the U.S.). Thus, for many, the moon appears about as full in the June 22 evening sky as it does on the evening of June 23. This full moon is not only the closest and largest full moon of the year. It also presents the moons closest encounter with Earth for all of 2013. The moon will not be so close again until August, 2014. In other words, its not just a supermoon. Its the closest supermoon of 2013.
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May have to go fishing that day
I thought about getting earthquake insurance, but when the big cascadia quake comes, the insurance companies will not have enough money, will declare bankruptcy, and my agent will probably go to Hong Kong during the night. FEMA is already broke and our local emergency management system say we will not be helped by outside entities and must take care of ourselves.
I put the earthquake premium money into the structure of my house.
I have a magic rock and I know how to make stone soup:)
This may be the moon’s nearest approach to earth at full moon this year, but the earth is close to its furthest distance from the sun for 2013...so the light from the sun that bounces off the moon has had to travel a few extra million miles before we see it. Tired sunlight can’t be as bright.
Explains why I’m not very bright — I’m always tired.
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