Super moon

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: FLOWER MOON

By Robert Gehr

May 9, 2020 (San Diego's East County) - One of the many signs that spring has arrived was observed several nights ago in the sky. Did you see it?  May 7th, 2020 presented us with a beautiful, bright Super Full Moon from dusk to dawn.


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PHOTO OF THE MONTH: DECEMBER 2017 SUPER MOON

 

By Robert Gehr

December 3, 2017 (San Diego’s East County) – A super moon, also known as the "cold moon" was shining very bright early last evening on the 2nd of December, and I was lucky enough to get some photos before the fog obscured it from view.


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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: SUPER MOON OVER LAKESIDE

 

East County News Service

November 13, 2016 (Lakeside) - Billy Ortiz snapped this stunning shot of tonight’s  Super Moon,  the closest the moon has been to earth in over six decades,  with silhouetted great blue heron on the horizon in Lakeside.


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SUPER MOON AND A METEOR SHOWER TO LIGHT UP SKY ON SUNDAY

 

By Miriam Raftery

August 8, 2014 (San Diego’s East County) - A “Super moon” and a meteor shower will both light up the sky this Sunday night, according to NASA.  The Super moon is caused by the Earth’s orbit bringing us closer to the moon, and it will be most visible in the early evening, appearing larger and brighter than usual.


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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: SUPER MOON CLOSE-UP

 

May 10, 2012 (East County) -- If you thought the moon looked larger than usual Saturday night, you’re right! The “super moon” occurs once a year, when the moon’s orbit past brings it closest to the Earth.
 
Bill Ortiz took this photo of the “super moon” shining brightly over East County.   

 


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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: SUPER MOON

May 6, 2012 (San Diego's East County) -- ECM editor Miriam Raftery snapped this image of last night's "super moon" -- the closest that the moon comes to earth in its orbit this year. 

This full moon shot was taken off Highway 79, between Santa Ysabel and Ramona, casting a golden halo as it rose.


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