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See the first supermoon on the spring equinox in 19 years
Look up while it lasts: This particular cosmic coincidence won't come again until 2030
BY ANDREW FAZEKAS
PUBLISHED MARCH 19, 2019
Assuming spring showers stay at bay, sky-watchers in the Northern Hemisphere will get to see a cosmic triple play on March 20, as a “super worm moon” lights up the vernal equinox. According to astronomy website EarthSky.org, a full moon has not landed this close to the first day of spring since the year 2000, and the two celestial events won’t happen less than a day apart again until 2030.
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Checkout the article posted by The Old Farmer's Almanac to learn more about the Spring Equinox.
CELEBRATE THE VERNAL EQUINOX AND THE START OF SPRING!
By Catherine Boeckmann
March 20, 2019