Don’t miss the MegaMoon

It’s coming up Sunday night: the closest and largest Moon of 2014. What’s cool is that the Moon reaches an extreme perigee the very same hour in which it is full. As a result, Sunday’s Full Moon will be about as large as possible.

Now, the actual size-boost is about six percent above an average Full Moon, and 11 percent over a small one, like this past January’s Full Moon. Even 11 percent is not at all dramatic, visually . . .

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