View Full Version : Brightest Full Moon this Year

2005-Sep-10, 03:32 PM
SUMMARY: The full moon on February 27 is going to be the brightest one of 2002. The moon's orbit isn't a perfect circle; over the course of its 28-day trip around the Earth, its distance varies from 406,700 km to 356,400. And today's full moon happens to coincide with the closest point of that orbit, making it 20% brighter than an average full moon.

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