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April 11th, 2011




Perigee Moon | “Supermoon” | That Night After That Day in March

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“What is rather ordinary, people are seeing it as extraordinary. You hate to deflate, but this is the celestial rhythm, the way it runs. But if it gets someone to look at the moon and see something beyond Earth, that’s good.”

– Scientist

“This will be the largest perigee full moon since March 1993, and will appear about 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than when the moon is at the apogee, or farthest point, of its orbit. Tonight’s full moon will be a little short of perfect perigee.”

– Scientist


I walked outside and looked at the sun.

Later, I walked outside and looked at the moon.

One was right where the other one had just been, almost exactly.


Neither looked any closer than they once were.


The scientists gave me nothing in which I can believe.