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Full moon perigee side by side with the crescent moon at the apogee

Dr. Ski from Valencia, Philippines, wrote: "It's probably just me, but I can not tell the difference between tonight's" super "full moon and one of the more than 700 full moons that I saw during my short life planet. But with a reference, the difference becomes very obvious. The full moon from February to perigee means of course that the climax occurred during the new moon. I had to use January's climax, the January moon, for comparison purposes. Both images are at 40X. "It's true that most people can not discern the difference in size between a super moon and an ordinary full moon, using only the eyes. Here is an observer who thinks it is possible.

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Trish Minogue Collins wrote on February 19, 2019: "The moonrise behind the Stargazer sculpture in a field in Manorville, NY."

See on EarthSky Community Photos. | Steve Pond in East Grinstead, West Sussex, took this photo on February 19, 2019. He wrote: "A sunset with a little over 2 hours to the nearest perigee for 2019."

See on EarthSky Community Photos. | Roy Bradfield in Sunderland, England, captured the moon as she lay behind low clouds on February 19, 2019.

See on EarthSky Community Photos. | Tom Marsala in Menifee, California, captured this image on February 19, 2019. He told us, "I was collimating my new telescope and I tested it at the full moon tonight. A beautiful view indeed! "

See on EarthSky Community Photos. | Greg Diesel Walck, of Alexandria, Va., Took this photo on February 19, 2019. He said: "While I was taking pictures of the big moon, I was lucky and I was lucky. I saw this plane flying in front!

#SnowMoon frame on the Great South Bay, Long Island, New York, February 19, 2019, by Michael Busch.

Barbara Alsworth Fabian captured the snow super-moon at Santa Barbara in California's coastal park at 5:38 pm February 18, 2019.

Yellow circle at the top of a radio tower, blue sky and dark pink

Lynton Brown took this photo of the supermoon on February 18, 2019. He wrote: "At the top of the 3WV radio tower Dooen Australia."

Full moon on a monastery, view between 2 rocks

See on EarthSky Community Photos. | "The biggest full moon super moon of 2019 on the Meteora Monastery in Greece," wrote Aimilianos Gkekas. He captured this image on February 18, 2019.

In Summary: Photos of the full moon of February 18 and 19 – the largest and brightest supermoon of 2019 – from the EarthSky community.

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