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A Rare Super Blue Moon Will Shine Above New Jersey This Week

in Toms River Events/Toms River News

TOMS RIVER, NJ – If you want to see a rare lunar event, you might want to check the skies over New Jersey Wednesday night. A rare super blue moon event will be visible. It will be the last time you can see the spectacle until 2037.

The upcoming full Moon on Wednesday, August 30, is noteworthy for several reasons.

It will be a supermoon, meaning that the Moon will be at its closest point to Earth in its orbit, making it appear somewhat brighter and about 14% larger than when it is at its farthest point. The size difference may not be hugely noticeable to the naked eye but can be appreciated through telescopic observation.

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