- 7 years ago
Playing tracks by
Luna scura dimmi, RINOCEROSE, Throwing Snow, When Saints Go Machine, Nicolas Jaar and more.
Did you really marked your calendar some weeks ago? As you know, on March 19th, a full Moon of rare size and beauty will rise in the east at sunset. It's a super "perigee moon"--the biggest in almost 20 years.
Full Moons vary in size because of the oval shape of the Moon's orbit. It is an ellipse with one side (perigee) about 50,000 km closer to Earth than the other (apogee). Nearby perigee moons are about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than lesser moons that occur on the apogee side of the Moon's orbit.
Don't bother. Even a super perigee Moon is still 356,577 km away. That is, it turns out, a distance of rare beauty.
So, take your sit, put your headphones on and enjoy another tricky voyage to the dark Moon and back with the next fabulous mixtape exclusively recorded for you by me raabenstein.