April 7, 2020 – A supermoon will occur at 7:35 pm on April 7th, right around the time the sun is setting. Sunset for the Sacramento area will be at 7:36 pm. The April 7 full Moon will appear larger than brighter than usual — it’s a supermoon! 🌕 But what’s so special about it? 🤔 Lunar scientist Sarah Noble explains:

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A supermoon occurs when the moon’s orbit is closest (perigee) to Earth at the same time it is full. So what’s so special about a supermoon? Watch #NASAatHome to learn more and visit nasa.gov/moon