According to NASA scientists, Saturday night will provide an extra large moon. No, not the plumber bending over, but due to the orbit of the Earth and it's Moon, the globe will appear much larger and brighter. This picture provided by NASA shows the visual difference between a normal and super, or sturgeon, moon.
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The first person to set foot on the Earth’s moon, Neil Armstrong passed away today (Aug. 25) due to complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. He was 82.
Super Moon 2012, which occurred Saturday night, was not a sight to be missed, even if you were too busy drinking your Cinco de Mayo margaritas. This natural phenomenon is the one time a year when the moon is closer to the earth than ever, making it appear 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger. It also makes us stare off into space and go, “Whoah!?”
When officers stopped Matthew Lamb, a 26-year-old from Whitefish, Montana, he was already wanted on charges of robbery. Police were able to get Lamb’s accomplice out of the car, but when they ordered Lamb to step out of the vehicle, he resisted. Then things got nutty.