Worm Supermoon: when and how it can be seen

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This Monday from the afternoon you can see the second supermoon of 2020, or also called “worm moon”. Shocking, it will give the sky an extraordinary luminosity and can be seen from any part of the world.

During March the celestial bodies in space will have an unusual proximity. Among other phenomena, this Monday 9 will be able to see a large full moon that will give its maximum luminosity at 5:47 p.m. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which will be the 3.47 in Argentina, 3.47 in Mexico, and 1.47 in Colombia and Miami.

It will give its maximum luminosity at 17.47 of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). (Photo: EFE).

Is named Super moon which is formed by orbiting at the point closest to the land, that is, in the perigee. According to experts, the supermoon they may seem to have up to a 14 percent more of its usual size and be up to 30 percent brighter than normal full moons.

It will be the second opportunity to contemplate the phenomenon this year, and it will reach its peak at 18.48, also from the UTC. Where can it be seen? It will be visible from anywhere in the world, without the need for a telescope nor official protection.

Why “worm moon”?

The particular way of naming it responds to the thaw that occurs in the North Hemisphere during March The time coincides with the moment when earthworms begin to emerge and anticipate the beginning of spring In contrast to what happens in the Southern Hemisphere, which marks the beginning of autumn.

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