Pink Supermoon to light up tonight’s sky

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Supermoon (Photo: Dave Doe / CC BY 2.0)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Take a look outside Monday evening and you can catch a glimpse of a pink supermoon.

NASA says the moon will be at its fullest Monday at 11:32 p.m.

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Supermoons appear bigger and brighter because they are slightly closer to Earth.

April’s will be one of four supermoons in a row. Two more are expected in May and June.

Although it’s called a pink moon, it is not really a different color. The name comes from the pink early springtime blooms of the Phlox Subulata plant, which is native to eastern North America.