Weather of Arabia - You will not find more beautiful than an hour in which you sit alone looking and contemplating the moon, which is a state in the case of a full moon, so how if the moon is at its closest point to the earth, so that the moon appears to us a size larger than usual, in a phenomenon known as the "giant moon" in the period From 3 to 5 June, this full moon is also known to the American tribes as the "strawberry moon" because it coincides with the strawberry harvest at this time of the year.
The moon is called the Super Moon when the moon is full (full moon) and coincides with its presence at the closest point to the earth in its orbit around it, which is called the perigee. The moon’s orbit around the earth is not circular but rather elliptical, where one side is Closer to the Earth than the other, and it is called the farthest point of the apogee (Apogee), and the full moon is then a small full moon (Micromoon).
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As a result, the distance between the moon and the earth varies throughout the month and year, as the distance between the moon and the earth is on average about 382.900 km, and in the giant moon the distance between the center of the moon and the center of the earth is within 362.146 km, and the giant pink moon tonight will be at a distance of 357,378 km from the earth.
The size of the apparent supermoon is 12.5% - 14.1% larger than the small full moon, and larger than the average size of the full moon by about 5.9% -6.9%. Due to the moon's proximity to Earth, the supermoon appears about 30% brighter than the small full moon, and about 16% brighter than the medium full moon.
It is reported that the closest giant moon was on November 14, 2016, after the closest giant moon, which was on January 26, 1948. The next time that the giant moon approaches Earth to this degree is on November 25, 2034.
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