Charlotte Just Witnessed The Largest Lunar Event of The Year – The ‘Super Pink Moon’


Last night, Charlotte witnessed the biggest moon of the year in a rare lunar occurrence named the “Pink Super Moon”.

According to the Old Farmers’ Almanac, the ‘Super Pink Moon’ reached the perfection of its peak on April 7th at 10:35 pm EDT.

Here are some of the best shots from last night:

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Biggest super moon of the year the "Pink Supermoon"

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Its name comes from native North American wildflowers that bloom in early springtime: Phlox subulata, known as “moss pink,” according to the Almanac.

A supermoon is the point of the moon’s orbit when it’s at its closest to Earth – its perigee – when it appears up to 14% larger and about 30% brighter than normal.