Monday, March 9, 2020

March 2020's Full Super Worm Moon, March 9, 2020; Pat Macpherson, Dhr. Seven (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

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Dust off the binocs, and keep all eyes to the skies. The third full moon of 2020 is fast approaching.

As one of 13 full moons to admire every year, March's lunar display was dubbed the Wolf Moon by early Native Americans. This year it is also in perigee, meaning it's as close as it gets to Earth.

It was also called the Worm Moon because earthworms appear around this time.

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But when and how can we see it? Here we've compiled a complete guide to the Moon, Earth's only natural satellite [except for the new "Mini Moon" recently spotted] and the largest and brightest [and nearest] object in our night sky [which Russian scientists say is inside our atmosphere, neither redefining the size of the atmosphere nor claiming a size change to Luna], which has enchanted and inspired humankind for centuries.

From supermoon to blue moon, here's everything explained in one place. When is the next full moon?
    The next full moon, otherwise known as the Worm Moon (among many other names), is set to grace Earth's skies on March 9th. It will also be the first supermoon of 2020. How often does a full moon occur? A full moon occurs every 29.5 days [though by our human counting it's one every 28 days]… More

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