All posts tagged: Super Moon

Super, Schmooper…

Turns out, last nights’ moon didn’t start out so super, after all… More of a super-ish moon… One of those moons that joins the local group of super planets and planetoids and such, but doesn’t really belong… You know what I mean? The kind of moon who never gets the really big, bad-*** story line, where the entire universe is gonna go all kablooie, and stuff… No, this was more the type of moon who always seems to star in the “… very special episode…”, about personal discovery, and what it means to be a moon in this age of massive telescopes and space travel… You know… A ‘feel-good’ kind of moon story… “Hey…!” “He may not be as super as some of his fellow heavenly objects…” “But he’s trying really, really hard… okay?” “Back off!”   You gotta admit… that top image looks more like a navel orange way past its prime, than a rare astronomical occurrence… There was just entirely too much pollution and moisture in the atmosphere… As the moon continued to rise, the viewing …