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Super ‘pink’ moon shines across Australia as photographers snap their best shots – ABC News

Across Australia overnight, many photographers took advantage of favourable conditions to take some breath-taking shots of the astronomical event.

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Stargazers and photographers with a clear view of the sky overnight have enjoyed the sight of the super “pink” Moon across Australia.

  • A supermoon only occurs a few times a year
  • According to folklore, it is named “pink” after the first flower of the season
  • The next supermoon will be in May and will be a total lunar eclipse

A supermoon is a full Moon that is slightly closer to Earth than usual and occurs only a few times ever year.
Despite the name, the moon is not actually pink in colour.
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