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Windows 7: The Biggest Supermoon in Years is Coming Saturday Night

06 May 2012   #31
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
It appeared bigger because of it's proximity. But that would be for near the horizon, or high in the sky. However, it was closest at at certain time (8:34PM PST here), and yes, the position near the horizon also was what made it appear larger.

It was 14% larger not because of it's being near the horizon, but because it was nearest Earth at that time. A Guy
Very interesting. Thanks -- You might be seeing short posts like this in the near future as I near 2000 posts.
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06 May 2012   #32
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Came back from a wedding about midnight last night and it was very bright but since it was high in the sky it didn't look very big. Didn't have to turn on the outside lights to let the dog out.

Jim
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06 May 2012   #33
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Too much cloud here again, thought we might have been OK today as it's been quite a nice sunny day but now it's just cloud with nothing to see.
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06 May 2012   #34
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Some fantastic images...................

BBC News - 'Supermoon': Your pictures
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06 May 2012   #35
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Thanks Andrew, still just nothing but cloud here.
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