LOOK: First Supermoon of 2021 From All Over the World

What did the pink supermoon look like from your part of the world?

Last night, Pinoys went outside to get a glimpse of the first supermoon of the year. Supermoons happen when the moon is within 90% of perigee or when it’s closest to the Earth, making it appear larger in real life.


According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration, the Moon reached its closest point to the Earth at around 11 PM, appearing 14% larger and 30% bigger than the usual full moon. Here’s how 2021’s first Supermoon appeared in different parts of the world:

 

Philippines

 

Canada

 

USA

 

Chile

 

India

 

Greece

 

Jamaica

 

England

 

Japan

 

Australia

 

Portugal

 

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Missed the opportunity to see last night’s supermoon? According to NASA, the next supermoon will be next month and you can catch it on May 26.

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