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    February 2020 snow moon to appear this weekend. But is it really a supermoon?

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    The first supermoon of the year is going to appear this weekend. The moon will be totally round on 9  february, sunday at 2:33 am. Read the full article to know whether it is really be supermoon or not.

    The supermoon is known by several names. The most popular of these is the snow moon. In addition to this, it is also called Magha Purnima, Magha puja , Storm moon, mahamuni pagoda festival moon and lastly the full moon of Tu B’Shevat. So, you see there are so many names for the beautiful supermoon.

    What a supermoon is?

    A supermoon refers to the full moon when it is the closest to Earth. Moon revolves around the earth in a fixed orbit and supermoon appears when this orbit is the closest to our planet. And it has got many traditional names if it occurs in the month of February. All the name including the snowmoon has been mentioned above.

    It is expected that the duration of sunlight light lengthens continuously after this supermoon appears in the weekend. In fact the next full moon after this will also be a supermoon which will appear on March 9 , Sunday. And the next supermoon will also be visible in the month of February only. The exact date for which is February 27, 2021.

    NASA told that the moon will appear in the same form for about three days. The duration for which is from Friday evening to Monday morning. However, it will completely be full on sumday, February 9. According to the data provided it will be visible at 1:03 pm IST on Sunday.

    Unfortunately, the first supermoon of 2020 will not be visible fully in India. The reason behind this is that it will occur during day time. But you can have it’s look through various live streaming websites. And for people from other places, you do not need any extra safety equipment to watch it. Thus, you can enjoy it’s view with your naked eyes.

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