West Seattle supermoon scenes: So close, and yet so far

August 11, 2014 at 2:40 am | In West Seattle news, West Seattle weather | 2 Comments

(From Harbor Avenue: Photo by David Hutchinson)
As Space.com put it, Sunday night’s full moon was the “superest supermoon” of the year – the closest one to Earth this year.

(Photo by Jim Clark)
Next month’s full moon (September 8th) will be almost as close.

(Photo by Craig Young)
As Alice Enevoldsen writes in the newest edition of “Skies Over West Seattle,” it’s only one of this week’s attractions for skygazers.

(Photo by Carolyn Newman)
How close *was* the moon, you ask? 221,765 miles. Or so. This calculator puts it a bit farther away.

2 Comments

  1. Oooohhhhh! Wonderful photos!

    Comment by heather — 9:02 am August 11, 2014 #

  2. Loving the photos of the sky, folks!

    Comment by Alice — 5:01 pm August 11, 2014 #

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