Americans across the country can take a welcome break from coronavirus confinement as a super “pink moon” rises in the sky Tuesday night. It will be the largest supermoon of 2020, according to EarthSky

This full moon coincides with the lunar perigee – the moon’s closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit, which gives it the appearance of being bigger. When it becomes a full moon at 10:35 p.m. ET Tuesday, it will be just 221,851 miles away from Earth. 

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Despite its name, the moon won’t won’t actually turn pink, according to Jacqueline Faherty, an astrophysicist at the American