What a moon!

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Beautiful here.I can almost read under the moonlight.My boat is the one in the middle left.
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We were commenting on this in the pub tonight. Apparently, the moon's perigee, the distance from the moon to the earth, is the closest for nearly two decades, hence the spectacular rising moon tonight.

See other threads. It's not the perigee distance that matters as much as the perigee being directly opposite the sun. Perigee in January 2010 was only 15km further away.
 

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See other threads. It's not the perigee distance that matters as much as the perigee being directly opposite the sun. Perigee in January 2010 was only 15km further away.


I am confused and you are obviously better versed than I.

Was to moon closer to the earth last night than it has been in 18 years?

Yes or No.
 
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