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Super Moon due to Appear on May 5th, 2012 [Video]

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A Super Moon appears approximately once each year and the event is due to happen in early May this year. So here is your opportunity to plan ahead and get ready to enjoy some Lunar enhanced goodness.

ScienceCasts: The Super Moon of May 2012 [via Neatorama]

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  • Published 04/20/12

Comments (6)

  1. brunlea

    can you see it anywhere in uk?

  2. Geoff

    How many bare butts does it take to qualify as a super moon?

  3. bubbles

    @ Geoff

    “How many bare butts does it take to qualify as a super moon?”….

    One. Think J-Lo.

  4. Zakariah

    Australia already had one and that is where I am and it was big and amazing!!!

  5. Guest

    @ bubbles:

    The J-Moon you mention is just one.

    There is also a set of phenomena native to California known as the K-Moons.

    That would be Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and uh… Kato Kaelin. ;-)

  6. Moon Unit

    Even though it appears larger it is an optical illusion….on Saturday when the moon appears huge, take a pencil and hold it at arms length toward the moon….note how round the moon is from the tip of the eraser down….next time the moon is high in the sky (as usual) take the same pencil and repeat the step from above…I think you will find the same range covered on the pencil…..seems wierd but I have tried it for past “super” moons and it is the same size……..

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