Finding the Supermoon

What Is a Supermoon? On average, the distance to the moon is 382,00 km (ish).  However, the moon’s 27-day trip around Earth is not circular, rather the moon orbits in an oval path with its closest distance, the perigee, only 357,000(ish) km from Earth. On May 5, 2012, the moon traveled to its closest approach …

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