The biggest and brightest super moon of 2013 peaks today. It will be approximately 221,824 miles from Earth on Sunday night, its closest point of the year, making it seem 14% bigger and 30% brighter than the pedestrian moons we’re used to. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
The world isn’t going to end if you stay in your basement watching movies until Monday morning without surfacing for air. The supermoon will be back next year and it’s going to be bigger and brighter than ever. In fact, two years from now there’s going to be the superest supermoon yet: “If you’re looking for a more thrilling lunar event, a larger supermoon is expected on Sept. 28, 2015, and the largest supermoon until 2034 will occur on Nov. 14, 2016.”