Supermoon 2014

Last night the inhabitants of our planet could watch the biggest and the bright disk of a single satellite. Generally, Supermoon during the year is several times. However, this is the most dramatic.

The moon was more than the usual 14 percent brighter and almost a third. Maximum approximation of the satellite to the planet was 356 to 800 kilometers. The distance between the Moon and the Earth is constantly changing, as the satellite orbit is not circular, but elliptical in shape. The maximum distance of the moon from the planet is about 406 thousand kilometers. We bring to your attention a photo report from around the world and even the ISS, where professionals and amateurs have tried to capture this unusual rare.


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