What is a super pink moon?
When the full moon is the closest to the planet, a supermoon is said to be formed which is slightly brighter than the regular shape of the moon. At perigee, which is almost a distance of 363,300 kilometers from the surface of the earth, the formation of the super pink moon will take place. This super pink moon will be the biggest super pink moon till date, in spite of the fact that our planet had witnessed two supermoons earlier. This is because this moon will be the closest to the Earth when it revolves around the planet’s orbit. It is likely that this super pink moon will be 7-8 times brighter than the ordinary moon, which will be an interesting thing to see! This happens once in a blue moon.
This is also called Pascher moon. This will be quite interesting to see and it will surely take our hearts away. It will surely be a scene to must look forward to. It is estimated that this moon will be seen around 8 pm in the evening on April 8, 2020, while the people of North America will be witnessing this beauty on April 7, midnight.
Why it is called “pink”?
It is said that a supermoon occurs every once every three months but it is surely enough to not let anyone take eyes off. This will be the first full moon in the region of the northern hemisphere of the spring season. It has been named after a flower in North America called Phlox. Though the moon will not be seen pink, there will be something different for sure.
Is there any connection with any zodiac signature?
It is believed that the super pink moon is associated with the zodiac signature Virgo! This April moon will be seen in front of Virgo as astrologers believe. From this onwards, the commencement of spring in the northern hemisphere and the commencement of autumn in the southern hemisphere.
It would certainly be a reason to celebrate as this moon will be the closest to its source-natural source -our planet Earth. This will not cause any type of climatic change in condition including no danger related to floods, fires, volcanic eruptions, etc. The brightness will be increased up to 30 percent as compared to the ordinary moon.
This will be an amazing thing to observe and feel, as this is something rare.