What to know about the pink moon, the first supermoon of the year

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KCRA Sacramento 26 April, 2021 - 07:48pm 32 views

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

Is there a pink moon on April 26?

The “Super Pink Moon” is set to rise in the night sky on Monday, April 26th – a mere 222,212 miles away from Earth at the closest moment of orbit. The moon will look full on both Monday and Tuesday nights, April 26 and 27, 2021. OutThere Colorado“Super Pink Moon” to glow tonight in Colorado

What is the pink Supermoon 2021?

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. The National Weather Service says most in Upstate New York should be able to enjoy it as the forecast calls for mostly clear skies until after midnight. syracuse.comPink Moon 2021: How to see the supermoon at its biggest and brightest

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If you're looking for a cool sight to see, all you have to do is look up Monday night for a pink moon supermoon.

Supermoons appear bigger and brighter because they are slightly closer to Earth.

Although it's called a "pink moon," it's not really a different color. The name comes from the pink early springtime blooms of the Phlox subulata plant that's native to eastern North America.

The Sacramento-area skies should be ideal tonight for viewing, KCRA meteorologist Tamara Berg said.

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