Rare pink supermoon lights up the night skies

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What is a pink moon?

April full moon is also called the Pink Moon, but it has nothing to do with its color. According to NASA, the April moon got its name after the herb pink moss, also known as creeping phlox, moss phlox or mountain phlox, which is one of the earliest spring flowers appearing in the United States. Space.comThe Super Pink Moon of 2021 rises tonight, but it won't look pink

When is the next pink Supermoon 2021?

Are you ready for the 2021 Pink Moon? Monday night's full moon will be the first of two supermoons this year. According to NASA, the “pink super moon” will be at its biggest and brightest at 11:32 p.m. ET on Monday, April 26, 2021. syracuse.comPink Moon 2021: How to see the supermoon at its biggest and brightest

Is the pink Supermoon actually pink?

It's called the pink moon — but it's not actually pink. ... According to the Farmer's Almanac, April's full moon is called a Pink Moon after the herb "moss pink," Phlox subulata. Native to the Eastern U.S., the plant is one of the earliest and most widespread spring flowers. CBS NewsA full "pink" supermoon will illuminate the night sky tonight

Is today the Pink Moon 2021?

When to See the Full Moon in April 2021 Venture outside on the night of Monday, April 26, to catch a glimpse of April's full Pink Moon. This full Moon—which is the first of two supermoons this year—will be visible after sunset and reach peak illumination at 11:33 P.M. EDT. almanac.comFull Moon for April 2021

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A supermoon is a full moon that appears to be bigger than usual because it’s at its closest point to Earth in a given orbit, and New Yorkers got to take in the magical “Pink Moon” last night. Though some color enhancements might make you believe otherwise, it has that name not because of the color, but because of the “herb moss pink” that is native to the eastern United States and is “one of the earliest widespread flowers of spring.”

And there are only two supermoons total this year (the next one being May 26), so you really want to take them in!

Although last night (April 27 around 11 p.m.) was when it peaked, you can still view the supermoon through the wee hours of Wednesday morning this week.

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