Super pink moon lights the sky amid COVID-19

Super pink moon lights the sky amid COVID-19
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Super pink moon lights the sky amid COVID-19,

The Super pink moon lighted up the night sky across the world. Amid the COVID-19 which made the world to come to sandstill, the supermoon provided a magnificent view and hope to the entire world.

What is a Supermoon?

Super Pink Moon lights the sky amid COVID-19

As the name suggests, supermoon is not that kind of super big thing. It happens when a full moon comes nearer to the Earth. Also, they appear 10-15 per cent brighter.

Super pink moon lights the sky amid COVID-19

What’s with the name?

Super Pink Moon lights the sky amid COVID-19
This beautiful flower you are seeing is the Phlox flower from which the Supermoon get its name.

The name Super pink moon is adapted because these supermoon appear during the spring season. Mostly in North American regions certain flowers which are pink colored blooms. Therefore, with the reference to it traditionally the name for the moon came into being.

The above picture shows the flower Flox from which the name of the supermoon came.

Timings

The super pink moon was visible from April 7 in the evening to April 8 in the morning.

Full Supermoons of 2020

  • The first supermoon was on March 9 with distance of 357,404 km.
  • The second supermoon the current one on April 7 – 8 with distance of 357,035 km.
  • The coming one is on May 7.

Missed the supermoon?

Missed the Super Pink Moon? No need to worry. Here is another chance : the coming month of May on 7 th the world will witness the new supermoon. So, get ready!

So, guys what are your views on the Super Pink Moon? Had anyone watched it or missed it. Comment your views and let me know!


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