Tonight (April 7), if you go outside and look up, you will see the biggest moon of 2020. It’s called the ‘Super Pink Moon’, and you won’t want to miss it!
“The Pink Moon, will occur … at 10:35 p.m. EDT (0235 GMT on April 8), about 8 hours after reaching perigee, the nearest point from Earth in its orbit,” according to Space.com. “This will create a ‘supermoon,’ a full moon that appears slightly larger than average.”
You will be able to see this ‘Super Pink Moon’ as soon as it rises tonight, but it will appear the biggest and brightest at 10:35 p.m. Tonight, the moon will appear 14% larger and 30% brighter than a full moon at apogee, according to Space.com.
Make sure you and your family take a trip outside to watch the night sky to witness 2020’s largest ‘Super Pink Moon’!