Astronomers enjoy watching the biggest, brightest supermoon in 2020 from cities around the world.
The super pink moon takes place on the evening of April 7 in many areas of the world and peaks at dawn on April 8. (Photo: PA).
The super pink moon occurs when the full moon is nearly identical to the near-point (the point closest to the Earth in the orbit of the Moon), making it look bigger and brighter than usual. (Photo: Reuters)
The name "super pink moon" is not related to its color, but to a North American wild flower called "phlox subulata" , which is bright pink and is a common sign of the season. spring. (Photo: PA).
This is the third super moon to appear in the year. Previous supermoon phenomena were recorded on February 9 and March 10. The last supermoon of the year will appear on May 7. (Photo: Reuters)
Compared to a normal full moon, a supermoon is 7 to 14% larger and 30% brighter. With this super pink moon, it is 7% larger and 15% brighter than a normal full moon. (Photo: Reuters)
The super pink moon rises behind a tower in London. (Photo: Reuters)
The supermoon appears behind a traffic light in Vienna, Austria. (Photo: Reuters)
The supermoon lurks behind an apartment building in Gateshead, England. (Photo: PA).
Super moon observed from the city of Venice, Italy. (Photo: Reuters)
The supermoon was captured from another location in Venice, Italy. (Photo: Reuters)