Super-Wolf-Blood Moon!

wdtprs.com | 1/20/2019 | View all posts by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf →
penaert (Posted by) Level 3





Tonight… for a lot of you. Alas, I won’t be able to view it. Rats. I would have loved to see this thing against the background of downtown Tokyo, where I am as I write.

We have a Super-Wolf-Blood Moon.

Order - Speakers - Adjectives - Order - Feels

I find the order in which we English speakers want to place our adjectives fascinating. This order feels right. But… Super-Blood-Wolf Moon works.

It’s the Wolf Moon, because of the month, Blood because it an eclipse, and Super because the Moon is at perigee with your planet. It should appear larger than most full moons.

SpaceWeather

From SpaceWeather.

Explanation: Tonight a bright full Moon will fade to red. Tonight’s moon will be particularly bright because it is reaching its fully lit phase when it is relatively close to the Earth in its elliptical orbit. In fact, by some measures of size and brightness, tonight’s full Moon is...
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