Supermoon Is... What?

Supermoon Is… What?

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Supermoon Is… what?

Supermoon aka supermoon is a term that is used when the position of the moon is really close to the earth.  Is it actually like that? Scientists despite this theory. That's because too many relative calculations need to be included in accounts. Not to mention the flat earth theory that the more make the position of the moon more doubtful. Not just its position… but also the shape.

Then what makes this moon so super? Did he go through One Punch Man training process so it became a superhero? Or because it is actually a Kryptonian that gets the yellow sun?

According to Kiwipedia:

The supermoon is the term used by astrologers to describe the state of the full moon when the moon is in its closest position to Earth (apsis / perigee). This term is not widely accepted, especially among scientists. Specifically, the super moon can be a full moon or new moon, whose distance to the earth is about 10% or less from its trajectory distance to the earth. When this phenomenon occurs, the moon appears larger and lighter, although the distance changes only a few kilometers. [1]

The phenomenon of the previous super moon occurred in 1955, 1974, 1992, and 2005. [2] On March 19, 2011, the super moon will experience its closest distance in the last 18 years, with an estimated distance of approximately 356,577 kilometers (221,567 mi). [4] On March 19, the monthly perigee phenomenon, which has a cycle of about 27.3 days, occurs simultaneously with a full moon that appears every 29 days. When the moon perigee coincides with the full moon, the lunar surface will appear 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than the full moon. [5]

The super moons are sometimes associated with natural disasters, such as earthquakes, [6] volcanoes, and others. That is because the time of the super moon is almost always close to the occurrence of a certain natural disaster. [2] However, the super moon is not strong enough to affect the soil surface or volcano on Earth, [1] [7] the influence of this super moon phenomenon on earth is only the rise of sea level by several inches in some areas.

The effect of the super moon phenomenon on the increase in seismic activity actually occurs on the surface of the moon itself, although the effect is not too great. When in a state of the super moon, the moon experiences an earthquake. This is detected by seismological instruments left by Apollo 11 astronauts on the moon. [8]

The term super moon was first put forward by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979. [9]

End of Serious Discussion

Back to the moon from my view …

"Wherever we are, the moon is never bigger than our thumbs."

 I'm not the one who made it … it's John's word in Dear John. I remember when I was in elementary school, there was an Indonesian astronaut which has been scheduled to go to the moon. Wow, cool right? But unfortunately, she didn't make it, or did she? Maybe Google knows … wait …

Walah, I even find 2015 news on Detik.com about Rizwan who will be the first Indonesian to the moon. Meaning that "mbak-mbak" that I mentioned earlier didn't make it there.

There was once a theory that if all KFC chicken lined-up will be as long as the distance from earth to the moon. Interesting theory? So why we ourselves never been to the moon? Is it because we have less flour?

Back to the title of this article, why the moon is never reversed? I myself realized this when I read someone's comments on the web Deviant Art who commented on his friend's work. He said (more or less), "good, but the moon is upside down." I then realized that the moon was never reversed or seems flipped. Actually, do not have a headache thinking about it, just say it because of the power of God.

Just my 2 cents. Wanna show me yours?