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When and where to see this weekend’s super snow moon

The decade’s first supermoon called the super snow moon is shining this weekend. Here’s how and when to see it, and what differentiates a supermoon from other full moons. What is a super snow moon February’s full moon is also a supermoon, meaning the moon is both full and at its closest point to the Earth in its orbit, this closest point is called its “perigee,” which makes the moon look larger, Space.com reported. In lunar calendars, moons are often named for the seasons — hence wintry February’s moon being named super snow moon. Native Americans have several names for February’s full moon, including the Cherokee moniker “Bone Moon,” referencing the lack of food during the month, and the Wishram people’s “Sho ...
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