India witnessed a supermoon last night and it was beautiful! A supermoon is a full moon at a point in its orbit when it’s closest to the earth. This is the only supermoon of 2017. According to NASA, this celestial phenomenon makes the moon appear 7 percent larger and 15 percent brighter than the average full moon. It also appears to be 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than the Micromoon, which is when the full moon is at the point in its orbit when it’s farthest from the earth.
Here are some of the most amazing pictures of the supermoon we found on Instagram.
While India witnessed the supermoon at 9:30 PM last night, people in many parts of the world are experiencing it right now. Here’s a sneak-peek:
Of course, the internet wastes no time when comes to making memes. Here are a couple of witty ones we stumbled upon; Quite creative, we must say.
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