Transcript for Americans Moonstruck by Rare Night-Sky Wonder
the enchanting super moon, set to put on another performance as we head into the evening. It was last night here, we asked you to send photos, tweets our way, and so many of you did. Tonight, another chance to see it, the one time of year when the moon appears largest in the sky. A perigee moon, as it is called. The moment in its orbit when it is closest to earth, 221,000 miles away. 7:30 this morning, to be exact, when it's that close, the moon appears 13% bigger, 30% brighter than the normal full moon. And when we asked you to tweet us overnight, we were moonstruck. This image, right through the trees. The viewer who sent us these images from the town of normal, illinois. Only couple of street lights in that shot, but who needs one? When you have this image, too. Melissa from austin, texas, the lone star flag not so lonely. Thanks to bo simpson in florida, just before sunset. This one. And as the evening wore on, he sent us this one, too. This viewer tweeted me from the magic kingdom. The super moon casting a spell. From bell vie belvedere, illinois, this stunning image, worthy of nasa tonight. And we loved this. Moscow, idaho, doug davidson with america's front row seat to
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