Full moon

A girl plays with a dog as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Best-of-summer meteor shower eclipsed by supermoon

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual best-of-summer meteor shower peaks late Tuesday and into the wee hours Wednesday morning. But don’t expect to be too wowed. NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke said the bigger, brighter supermoon will […]

08/12/2014

Full moon

Super full moon shines brightly this weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A “supermoon” rises this weekend. The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbor swings closer to Earth than usual. While the […]

06/21/2013

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