New supermoons: Diagram showing new moon between Earth and the sun.

EarthSky | 1st of 5 consecutive new supermoons coming November 23

New supermoons occur when the moon is both new and closest to Earth that month. At the new moon, the sun, earth, and moon are aligned in space, with the moon in the middle. The moon crosses the sky with the sun during the day. At these times, the night side of the moon – …

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