Supermoon Pink Moon on April 8: How and when to watch the magnificent moon?
New Delhi : Super Pink Moon 2020: The moon is all set to become the gorgeous pink best on April 8 and we cannot wait to watch it while ensuring social distancing and following government guidelines in accordance with the lockdown. Let's talk about who and when can one see the Super Pink moon.
In most occasions, stargazers prefer to go out and be at a particular place from where the sky phenomenon can be seen at their best, but all credit to coronavirus outbreak in India and across the world, this time people will have to stick to their windows to watch it.
What is Super Pink Moon?
The Super Pink moon is what astronomers call as a perigean full moon. This is the time when the moon comes closest to Earth at 356,907 km distance. In general, the full moon in the month of April is tagged as pink moon according to old Native American culture and is really no indication of the colour the moon will take.
When to watch Super Pink Moon?
In 2020, the best time to watch Super Pink Moon will be on April 7 at moonrise in the early hours of night or at moonset before dawn.
How to watch Super Pink Moon?
Since people will be inside their houses due to the ongoing 21-day lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic spread, it can be seen either from an east-facing window with clear skies or people can go to the rooftop with a maintained social distance among each other.
How big will Moon become?
Well yes, the size of the Moon does increase but do not expect any dramatic change in the size. It is expected that the Moon will be approximately 30% bigger than its normal size, but it will be spectacular nonetheless if caught at the right time of the night.