Here Comes the Supermoon of 2013
It could be the biggest celestial event of the year, barring any close encounters with asteroids, Supermoon 2013 is here. Sunday, June 23, the moon will be at its closest point. It will also be lined up with the sun just right to appear as one of the biggest and brightest full moons you’ve ever seen.
Since it’s closer to us, the moon appears up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than usual.
So be sure to step outside Sunday night to catch a glimpse of the 2013 supermoon in all its oversized glory. For best viewing, try to glimpse it at moonrise or moonset, when it’s on horizon. And don’t forget your camera.
You won’t get another chance to see one like this until August of 2014.
There are chances of scattered showers and quick thunderstorms through the weekend in South Dakota so we’re hoping for some clear skies for the event.