As per astronomers, the last “Supermoon” of 2021 will occur on Thursday night in the Northern Hemisphere, and the next one will not happen for almost a year.
The current month’s full moon, known as the “Strawberry” moon, will ascend on the evening of June 24, as indicated by astronomers. It will be the last in a string of four consecutive “Supermoons,” and the following one will not come around until May 16, 2022.
As per astronomers, a “Supermoon” is a full moon that nearly coincides with “perigee,” the point in time when the moon is at its closest point to Earth in its elliptic orbit. That phenomenon implies that the moon seems bigger and brighter on Earth.
This month, the moon is somewhat farther away from Earth than it has been in earlier months, yet most space experts actually believe it’s anything but a “supermoon,” according to NASA.
Another key difference to this month’s moon will be the means by which low it is not too far off. While the sun is close to its most significant level in the skyline this month due to the summer solstice, the moon will be incredibly low in the sky, rising just 25 degrees above the southern skyline, as per astronomers.