Supermoon and meteors visible from Brighton and Hove tonight

Posted On 10 Aug 2014 at 2:19 pm
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The skies above Brighton and Hove are set to be filled with two astrological phenomena tonight – a supermoon and a meteor shower.

Supermoon by NASA HQ PHOTO from Flickr

Supermoon by NASA HQ PHOTO from Flickr

The supermoon, where the full moon appears larger and brighter than usual, comes two days before the Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak.

If the stormclouds blow away, it promises to be a special night for south coast skywatchers.

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  1. feline1 Reply

    Your headline implies “MOON + METEORS = DOUBLE THE EXCITEMENT” – but the brighter the moon, the less meteors you’ll be able to see, I’m afraid.

  2. feline1 Reply

    Your headline implies “MOON + METEORS = DOUBLE THE EXCITEMENT” – but the brighter the moon, the less meteors you’ll be able to see, I’m afraid.

  3. MissPedant Reply

    That would be ‘fewer meteors’, feline1 but, otherwise, good point

  4. MissPedant Reply

    That would be ‘fewer meteors’, feline1 but, otherwise, good point

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