Super Worm Moon 2019: Asteroid heading to Earth during lunar event on first day of spring

Express.co.uk | 3/20/2019 | Claire Anderson
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The last two Supermoons appeared on the nights of February 19 and January 21.

A Supermoon describes a Full Moon or a New Moon nearing its closest orbital position to Earth – the perigee.

Almanac - Name - Supermoon - Moon - Syzygy

The Almanac explained: “The official astronomical name for a supermoon is ‘perigee full Moon’ or ‘perigee syzygy’.

“The word ‘perigee’ refers to the Moon’s closest point to...
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