Our Strange Moon

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Our natural satellite, the Moon has fascinated us here on Earth for centuries. It can look larger, brighter and even different colours in the sky as shown in the two photographs above sometimes but why? With the second full and Supermoon of the year visible this month on the 14th November it is an excellent time to take a closer look at our nearest neighbour.

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  • Tell us which of these images is your favourite and why?
  • Include three scientific facts in your answer.
  • Tell us if you were going to take a photograph like these, what would you do differently? What else would you try to capture?

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