1708765244 When is it and how can you enjoy the phenomenon

When is it and how can you enjoy the phenomenon in New York?

Like every month, the full moon will shine again the sky over North America and February is no exception with the sighting of the so-called natural phenomenon “Snow Moon” and that can be enjoyed on the evening of this Saturday the 24th.

The second month of the year is coming to an end, but first this Snow moonan opportunity to view the natural satellite in all its glory for astronomy lovers, especially in New York City.

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When is the snow moon?

On the night of this Saturday, February 24th, we can enjoy the so-called Snow Moon, one of the lunar cycles that has the particularity of being the moment in which The satellite is the furthest away from Earth Therefore, its size is smaller than usual.

According to experts, The moon will look 14% smaller As for the rest of his appearances in heaven, plus 40% dimmer hence it is also referred to as that “Micromoon” due to the perspective from the planet.

NEW YORK, USA – AUGUST 30: Supermoon rises over the Statue of Liberty on August 30, 2023 in New York, USA.  (Photo by Fatih Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Full moon over New York

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This is the counterpart of the supermoonwhich has become a viral sensation in recent years,” the AccuWeather Snow Moon contributor explained.

The snow moon can be seen from anywhere in the world under clear skies for New York City the best time to observe the phenomenon It will be this Saturday, February 24th at 7:30 am.

The satellite can be seen later, although with less clarity than at the summit, so it is recommended to enjoy this moment with telescopes.