2011 Supermoon Over Lincoln Memorial

Moon rising behind Washington DC memorial building.
April 25, 2019
CreditNASA/Bill Ingalls
Historical DateMarch 19, 2011
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The full Moon is seen as it rises near the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, March 19, 2011, in Washington.

The full Moon tonight is described as a "Supermoon," he coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth.