Moon rising behind Washington DC memorial building.
Source: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Published: April 25, 2019
Historical Date: March 19, 2011

The full Moon is seen as it rises near the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, March 19, 2011, in Washington.

The full Moon tonight is described as a "Supermoon," he coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth.


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