The fourth giant moon and the last this year illuminates the sky of the Arab world on Thursday/Friday night

طقس العرب GO 2022-08-10 2022-08-10T07:26:57Z
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The fourth giant moon and the last this year illuminates the sky of the Arab world on Thursday/Friday night

Arab weather - about 3 days ago, and the moon showed its beauty in front of us in a scene that differs from the rest of the nights, as it appears larger and brighter, but it will appear in full splendor when it completes full moon tomorrow (Thursday / Friday night), and the giant moon will illuminate the sky of the Arab world and the world in a phenomenon that testifies to the The greatness of this universe and the wonderful creation of God Almighty.

 

Why is it a "giant moon"?

Because the moon's orbit is not completely circular (elliptical), the moon is sometimes closer to the earth than it is at other times during its orbit, and when the moon gets closer to the earth than usual, it is called a supermoon, and then the moon appears a little larger and more Brighter than usual.

 

 

On average, the giant moons appear about 7% larger and about 15% brighter than a typical full moon.

 

Peak of the supermoon for August 2022

The moon reaches its peak illumination at 9:36 pm Thursday (August 11) EST ( 4:36 am on Friday, Mecca time ), but we will see it as a full moon throughout the night, as the moon will shine in the sky of the Arab world about an hour 7 p.m., and it will set at around 6 a.m.

 

This will be the fourth giant moon and the last chance to watch the giant moon of 2022, as the first giant full moon was in May, and the second in June, known as the strawberry moon, and the third in July, known as the deer moon , and the fourth will be this month (August).

 

The giant moon this month is called the "sturgeon moon" after the sturgeon fish.

 

Share with us the pictures of the giant moon through the feature " You are the observer "

 

Why is it called the "sturgeon moon"?

According to the calendar of some indigenous tribes in America, the August full moon was called the "sturgeon moon" because the giant sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were easier to catch during this time of summer.

 

 

Why are the full moons named in each month?

The names for the full moon in the "Old Farmer's Almanac" calendar come from several sources, including Native American, Colonial Americans, and European sources, and the names are associated with notable seasonal events occurring in that period.

 

There is the Pink Moon , the Strawberry Moon, the Deer Moon, the Snow Moon, the Blue Moon, and more.

 

You may also be interested: What is the hidden effect of the moon on Earth's weather?!

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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