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The Biggest Full Moon of 2012 is on May 5th

Kristopher Artz May,2012 1 Comment
The Biggest Full Moon of 2012 is on May 5th

On the evening of Saturday May 5th the moon will be at it’s closest point in it’s orbit around earth for the year of 2012. The moon will appear to be 14% larger than any other full moon of the year. The best way to really notice the larger size is observe it when it’s low on the horizon with an object in the foreground for reference. Since this event happens on a Saturday, It should be easier to make time to take an evening stroll or hike, find a great spot, and watch the moon rise.

Here is a video from NASA explaining the details…

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  1. Matt Rouse May,2012 at

    I was at 8500ft in Conifer, CO when this happened…spectacular!

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