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Watch: 'Super Moon' on the Way Tomorrow

Supermoon

A full moon 14% bigger than usual tomorrow. Moonrise EDT is at 7:27 pm. Watch for it.

Here's a clip from NASA with everything you need to know, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Let's hope there are not more earthquakes with the pull of the moon.

    Posted by: Sargon Bighorn | Mar 18, 2011 7:08:46 PM


  2. Thanks for the heads up.

    Did they get Mr Roger's gay son to narrate this video?

    Posted by: IAN F | Mar 18, 2011 7:24:17 PM


  3. Andy, thanks for the occasional space news. It's a great balance to all the other stuff you post on here. =)

    Posted by: Austin | Mar 18, 2011 7:24:23 PM


  4. The sky IS falling!

    Posted by: Chicken Little | Mar 18, 2011 8:30:29 PM


  5. Sounds like the honey-badger narrator got a job with NASA, no? "Super moon don't give a sh*t"

    Posted by: Greg | Mar 18, 2011 8:30:29 PM


  6. Great way to find moonrise where you are:
    http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/moonrise.html

    Posted by: SortOfAnon | Mar 18, 2011 10:33:42 PM


  7. It's going to be a magical evening...

    Posted by: Alan | Mar 18, 2011 10:36:22 PM


  8. When I have trouble sleeping tonight, I'm going to listen to that guy's narration of the super moon story. For some reason it is extremely relaxing.

    Posted by: JAS | Mar 18, 2011 11:22:43 PM


  9. I love and share your appreciate and fascination with science, thank you.

    Posted by: ronsfo | Mar 19, 2011 1:20:13 AM


  10. @sargon bighorn...just in case your post was not a joke the gravitational pull on the moon has nothing to do with eartquakes, shifting tectonic plates under the earth cause earthquakes. The gravitational pull of the moon does effect sea tides, but it has nothing to do with the density of oceanic lithospher, or mantle heating which causes the plates to shift.

    Posted by: The Iron Orchard | Mar 19, 2011 1:37:27 AM


  11. Yeah, what Greg said.

    Posted by: Randy | Mar 19, 2011 1:48:10 AM


  12. Haa! It sounds like Fred Schnieder from the B52's....I kept thinking he was going to start singing "theres a moon in the sky. it's called the moon."

    Posted by: wonderer | Mar 19, 2011 2:19:15 AM


  13. Now I'm really confused, Bill O'Reilly told me God causes the tides.

    Posted by: austin | Mar 19, 2011 3:27:41 PM


  14. I thought the "supermoon" was Victoria Jackson's face on the previous screen ??

    Posted by: Tre | Mar 19, 2011 3:38:12 PM


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