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“Pink” Supermoon Over Pottsville – It’s Not Pink at All

pink supermoon april 26 april 27 pottsville pa

pink supermoon april 26 april 27 pottsville pa

So, tonight’s the big “pink” supermoon, the first of two supermoons of 2021.

The next supermoon is actually next month and it’s known as the Flower Moon.

Pink Moon April 2021 – Supermoon

Just like tonight’s moon wasn’t pink at all, we don’t expect next months to look like flowers.

But despite it being well known that the Pink Moon, super or not, is not actually pink, you’re bound to see a lot of photos of the moon tonight that actually look pink. But it’s not. So don’t go thinking that your moon is defective.

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As you can see in the photo above – taken from the sky above Pottsville tonight – or by just looking outside, the moon is actually still just white and gray and looking all moon-like.

We exercised our Photoshop skills a tad and made a photo of the same moon, but pink …

pink supermoon april 27 2021

It’s bright though. Last night wasn’t even a supermoon and we had to put sunglasses on in bed because it was shining through the windows so brightly.

Full Moons 2021

Here’s a schedule of all the full moons in 2021:

  • January 28: Wolf Moon
  • February 27: Snow Moon
  • March 28: Worm Moon
  • April 27: Pink Moon (supermoon)
  • May 26: Flower Moon (supermoon)
  • June 24: Strawberry Moon
  • July 24: Buck Moon
  • August 22: Sturgeon Moon
  • September 21: Harvest Moon or Corn Moon
  • October 20: Hunter’s Moon
  • November 19: Beaver Moon
  • December 19: Cold Moon

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    April 27, 2021 at 1:02 pm

    Maybe the moon is racist? lol

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