Friday, May 11, 2012

APOD 4.6

May 5, 2012: Full Moonrise

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The exact full moon will occur on May 6th, 03:36 UT.  The above photo is a telephoto image of April's Full Moon above Fort Collins, Colorado. May's Full Moon will appear less than one percent larger than the moon in the above photo.  The next opportunity to see a full moon near perigee is June 23 of next year.

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