Its a bird, its a
plane, its Supermoon! Amazing pictures of the solar systems best lunarshow this weekend‧The moon will appear 14 percent larger than normal during this years supermoon‧The moon will be about 222,000 miles from EarthPrepare to howl.The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky today as our celestialneighbor swings closer to Earth than usual.The supermoon will appear 14 percent larger and 30 per cent brighter than normal - theoutcome of a cosmic quirk as the moon orbits within about 222,000 miles (357,000kilometers) of our planet.Some viewers may think the shining orb looks more dazzling, but its actually an opticalillusion.The glowing disc is simply larger on the horizon next to trees and buildings. But dontworry if you missed it.The supermoons effect should still linger until at least Tuesday (June 27, 2013).Supermoon June 2013:Amazing pictures of the solar systems best lunar show this weekend.2013年6月超級月亮 ：本週末太陽系最棒的精彩月球顯示圖片。
A full moon also referred
to as a "super moon" rises in the sky behind New YorksLower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as a plane passes through it as seenfrom the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey, June 23, 2013.
The moon is seen in
its waxing gibbousstage as it rises over Lower Manhattan,including One World Trade Center,center, seen from The Heightsneighborhood of Jersey City, N.J.The word supermoon was coined in 1979 by astrologer Richard Nolle, according to USA Today.Nolle used the term to describe a new or full moon that occurs when the moon is at or near itsclosest approach to Earth.
While this supermoon, which rose
in the east yesterday, is spectacular, an even larger one isexpected on September 28, 2015.And the largest supermoon until 2034 will roll in on November 14, 2016.The incredible moon sets by the exterior of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss.
A statue of the Angel
Moroni on top aLatter-day Saints temple is silhouettedagainst the rising moon in KansasCity, Mo.