Transcript for 'Supermoon' Shines a Bit Brighter in Tonight's Sky
Tonight here, this is a natural photograph behind me of the new york city skyline, a full moon. Tonight even fuller. If that's possible. It's called a super moon. This image from new jersey last night. The super sized moon not even at its peak yet. The actual super moon will be seen across america tonight into tomorrow in fact. We have long had a fascination with the moon, who could forget the famous flight, et in silhouette. And of course moonstruck, that moment at the window. I've never seen a moon like that before. We're about to be moonstruck again. Tonight the biggest and brightest full moon of the year known as a perigee full moon, closest to earth a mere 221,000 miles away, that's 17,000 miles closer than the typical full moon giving us a view 13% bigger and 30% brighter than normal. Tonight nasa helping us pinpoint the exact moment. The actual moment of super moon when it's closest and the most full is going to be at 7:30 a.M. This sunday. But that's actually after the moon has set. So I would say any time on saturday night go out and look at this beautiful big bright full moon, my personal favorite time is right after sunset. Right after sunset tonight she says. For that nasa scientist, the moon still mystifies, she has so many favorite images, talking about the six flags put up by crews from apollo spacecraft DURING THE '60'S AND '70s, MOST Of them still up right on the moon's surface. Some of my favorite images are of the apollo landing sights, in some cases you can still see the american flag still up. You can actually see the scars left by huge impacts. That one boulder you see in the middle is the size of an entire football stadium. While we won't get that close tonight, with a clear sky, you will see this. One of our producers setting up their camera during the last super moon, allowing the moon to do the rest of the work. Crossing the evening sky. She revealed the precise time, 7:30 tomorrow morning, she says watch it tonight. Tweet me images, we'll show them
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