SuperMoon - on May 5th : Biggest full moon of the year. Also the eta Aquarid Meteor shower is May 5th-6th - 60 Meteors per hr expected. Enjoy a quite night out on the lawn enjoying the wonders of space!
Also known as the Moon's ashen glow, Earthshine is Earthlight illuminating the Moon's night side. Taken on Nowruz, the March 20 equinox, from Esfahan, Iran, this telescopic image captures strong Earthshine from an old Moon. The darker earthlit disk is in the arms of a bright sunlit crescent.