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PICS The super moon over Ireland

September 22, 2019

first_imgIT’S 15% BIGGER than usual and 30% brighter. It’s the supermoon.You were all busy snapping the moon last night as it burned bright above Ireland.According to Astronomy Ireland:By definition the full moon rises when the sun sets and there is also an optical illusion called the ‘Moon Illusion’ that makes the moon ‘look’ bigger when it is low down, just above the horizon. In fact, the Moon’s size does not change at all, it’s purely an optical illusion, but a very powerful one that will make the Supermoon even more spectacular.We can expect the next Supermoon after this weekend on the night of September 7th.Here are some photos our readers sent in to us – you can send yours to [email protected] Source: Danny Dudek Supermoon in Donegal Source: John Nugent Source: Gemma Carew Supermoon in Tralee Source: Carol Hughes Grange in Cork Source: Niamh O’Mahony Source: Niamh O’BrienRead: Gallery: The ‘super moon’ over Ireland>last_img

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