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Super moon
by Narayan Mukkavilli

ISS Update: Supermoon

Footage of the ‘supermoon’ of May 5, 2012 captured from the International Space Station by the Expedition 31 crew. The moon follows an elliptical orbit around Earth, and a supermoon occurs when a full or new moon appears at its closest orbit to Earth (perigree).

2012 Supermoon
by Jason Hines
The Supa’ Moon
by Owen Perry
Super moon in Vancouver BC
by Gladwin Johnson
Toronto Skyline and the super moon
by Richard Gottardo

Deflated Supermoon

These amazing pictures were taken by ESA astronaut André Kuipers from the International Space Station on May 5, 2012, as the perigee full Moon rose and set behind the Earth’s limb. The Earth’s atmosphere bends light from the Moon, acting like a lens, completetly distorting its spherical shape.

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Supermoon rise from the ISS The supermoon of May 5, 2012, as seen from the International Space Station. Photographed by ESA astronaut and Expedition 30 flight engineer André Kuipers. The moon follows an elliptical orbit around Earth, and a supermoon occurs when a full or new moon appears at its closest orbit to Earth (perigree).

Supermoon rise from the ISS

The supermoon of May 5, 2012, as seen from the International Space Station. Photographed by ESA astronaut and Expedition 30 flight engineer André Kuipers. The moon follows an elliptical orbit around Earth, and a supermoon occurs when a full or new moon appears at its closest orbit to Earth (perigree).

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