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The March To Venus

I shouldn’t be surprised when the moon returns to the evening sky, but somehow I always am. Maybe it’s because it’s gone for so long, rising so late that most of us lose track of where it is. Then all at once, it’s back and in its loveliest guise — a slender crescent. I’m so partial to crescents,…
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Small Is Beautiful: See A Micro Moon And The ‘Mini-Orionids’

We won’t soon forget the supermoon of Nov. 13-14, the closest full moon till Nov. 25, 2034. Two weeks before that on Halloween, the moon was a thin crescent at dusk and at the opposite end of its orbit, farthest from Earth. Distant moons are known as micromoons, and October’s was the most distant of…
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Supermoon Connected Us All If For A Moment

Some of us could tell it looked bigger. Some couldn’t. No matter. We loved it. In perfect weather under cloudless skies, the Full Beaver Moon rose in sync with sunset Sunday evening. So many people came to watch and photograph the giant moon rising from the waters of Lake Superior like an omen of kingdom…
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Supermoon Dominates The Sky Tonight … But There’s More

Maybe because it’s been clear where I live for the past week, the moon’s been putting on a show like none other. We’ve been able to watch it wax from crescent through gibbous phases as on its way to tonight’s grand supermoon finale. Last night, the moon was so bright and so high, it felt…
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Moongazers Delight — Biggest Supermoon In Decades Looms Large Sunday Night

Get ready! We’ve got a big moon on the rise Sunday night, the biggest and closest since January 26, 1948. The moon is full every month, but not all full moons are equal in distance, size and brightness. If the moon’s orbit around the Earth were a perfect circle, they would be. But the moon’s…
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