2016 Supermoon and 1948 Supermoon comparison

November 9, 2016 | By | 3 Comments
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(Posted 9 November 2016) For a comparison between the 2016 Supermoon and 1948 Supermoon (with an Australian perspective), refer to the below image.

Click the image to see a full size version. (c) 2016 Paul Floyd www.nightskyonline.info

Click the image to see a full size version. (c) 2016 Paul Floyd www.nightskyonline.info

References:

Moon phase times: https://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/pacalc.html

Conversion calculator – degrees, minutes, seconds to decimal degrees: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/calc/dms_decimal.cfm

Closest supermoon since 1948! article: http://earthsky.org/?p=245367

November 14th’s Super-Close Full Moon media release: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/press-releases/november-14-super-close-full-moon/

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