etvfutures.com
etvfutures.com December 17, 2017


Supermoon photos: See awesome shots of 2017 lunar spectacle

04 December 2017, 04:08 | Lucia Cruz

Dazzling supermoon rises above Lancashire

Mumbai disappointed as clouds take the shine out of 'supermoon'

NASA photographer Bill Ingalls captured photos from Washington, D.C.

Also known as a Cold Moon, this phenomenon is caused when the orbit of a new or full moon is in sync with the its closest approach to Earth, making it appear closer and brighter than usual.

Astronomers say the best time to catch a glimpse of a supermoon is either right after sunset or minutes before the next sunrise.

Whether it is was the prospect of standing outside in the cold weather, cloud cover, or your bad memory that meant you missed last night's supermoon then fear not. Since the Moon's orbit is elliptical, one side (apogee) is about 50,000 km farther from the Earth than the other (perigee).

Britney Spears posts series of freakish birthday videos
Sam Asghari went all out for the Piece of Me hitmaker as she marked her special day on Saturday (02Dec17), and he shared his romantic gestures in a short video post on Instagram. "So boom.


OK, supermoons are definitely cool, but what the heck are they again, exactly?

The moon rose on Sunday and became totally full at 15.47 GMT, and was still visible this morning. It appeared about seven per cent larger and 15 per cent brighter.

There will be another supermoon on January 31 which will also be a total lunar eclipse, and what is termed a Blue Moon as it is the second full moon in a month. That's because it was a "super moon".



Other News

Trending Now

Facebook opens new office in London
UK-based start-ups will be invited to take part in three month programmes created to help kickstart their businesses. Interestingly, the building has sectioned off a separate incubator space dedicated to start-ups called LDN-LAB.

New Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than Cats
Until recently, scientists interested in comparing intelligence across species were limited to using brain size as an indicator. For comparison, humans have by far the highest number of neurons in our cerebral cortexes-as many as 16 billion per person.

France calls for constructive national dialogue in Iraq
However, Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki, a former prime minister, assailed Macron's comments, saying the French leader was conducting "unacceptable interference" in Iraq's internal affairs.

Antonio Conte desperate to secure future of 'amazing' Eden Hazard
Hazard, as ever, cracked a few jokes, including that England's World Cup game against Belgium, will be easy for his country. Newcastle took the lead at Stamford Bridge through Dwight Gayle, and what a shambolic goal it was to concede.

Judge Orders Release of 6 Catalan Politicians
They all fled to Belgium in October, ignoring a summons to appear in court in Spain, claiming they would not get a fair trial.

Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt and others attend the Ambani bash
Her success is yet another example of the deep connection between our two great cities and our booming film industries. Karan Johar and Akash Ambani held a party in honour of the mayor at Ambani's residence in Mumbai .

Magnitude 6.0 natural disaster hits Iran
In Baltimore, Maryland, students at the University of Maryland rushed out of office towers into the street, the AP reported. Social media users in Washington D.C. and New York City said they felt the quake.

Killer Flu Season Expected This Year
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends several steps in protecting against the flu virus. Preventive actions include washing your hands and covering your nose or mouth when coughing or sneezing.

Ohio State University scheduled to play against USC in Cotton Bowl
The Crimson Tide is headed to the Sugar Bowl to play defending national champion Clemson, which earned the No. 1 overall ranking. Barrett, who led the Bucks to a Big Ten Championship Game win over previously unbeaten Wisconsin on a surgically repaired knee.

Stephens Inc. AR Has $702000 Stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
Kevin Kotler decreased its stake in Veracyte Inc (VCYT) by 12.23% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of NVIDIA by 0.4% during the second quarter.