23 Jun Super Moon
Tonight, Sunday, June 23 2013, is awaiting the Super Moon.
It will be possible to see the lunar perigee, the closest approach of the Moon to the Earth.
Our satellite will appear up to 15% bigger and 30% brighter than usual:
the Moon and the Earth will be only 356,991 kilometers away, about 25,000 kilometers in less than usual.
In 2011, the moon was 356,577 kilometers away, and in 1993 only 356,210.
To see it even closer to wait 14 November 2016, when it will be 356,509 km away.
The next Super Moon will be August 10, 2014, and the earth’s satellite will be closer than 5 kilometers.