Super Moon Eve: Moon Rises Over St Viator in Arlington Heights

Moon rises in the East over St. Viator Sunday evening before becoming a Super Full Moon Monday morning.

The Full Moon on Monday, November 14, 2016 is a Super Moon, defined when the Moon is around its closest point to Earth. The closest point to Earth of the Moon or any satellite is known as perigee. The Full Moon on Monday is the closest the Moon has been to Earth since January 1948.

Supermoon is not an official astronomical term, and was first coined by astrologer, Richard Nolle in 1979.

The Moon reaches Full Moon (Super Full Moon) at 7:52 a.m. CST Monday, November 14, 2016. Tonight the Moon was considered about 99.5% Waxing Gibbous. The Moon sets in the Chicago area at about 6:26 a.m. Monday and rises about 5:08 p.m. Monday night.

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