Look Up to See a Pink Supermoon Tonight – But Why Is It Pink?
Here's a super teachable moment for you. Go outside tonight and look up to see a super moon. Considering it will be the biggest full moon of 2020, you probably won't even have to look up. Tonight we will witness what is referred to as a super pink moon.
We've heard terms like this before, whenever we have a 'wolf' moon or a 'blood' moon. Now it's a pink moon. What does that mean - what is a super pink moon? Is it actually pink? Let's hear from someone who knows about this kind of thing. Dr. Jackie Faherty is a PhD Astronomer with the American Museum of Natural History, and she breaks it down in terms I think we can all understand.