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Super Pink Moon rising

Posted at 10:02 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 13:06:23-04

The Super Pink Moon is not named for its color, it is a reference to moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which blossom with pink flowers in early spring.

The moon shown rising over the Boise foothills in this time-lapse video is at perigee, meaning it is at it's closest proximity to earth. It will be the largest appearing moon this year.