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Super Snow Moon 2019 today: February's Supermoon is biggest one of 2019

Super Snow Moon February 2019 Date and Time in India: According to NASA, on February 19, the Moon will be full only six hours after it reaches the perigee distance of its orbit, making it the brightest and largest full Moon of 2019.

Chinese sprouts

Plants are growing on the dark side of the moon. The symbolism is tremendous, the science so-so


China to collect samples from moon this year with another probe

China's National Space Administration applauded the event as a first that "lifted the mysterious veil" of the far side of the moon

Explained: why China Moon landing is significant

What is the dark side of the Moon, and why have none of the previous landings been made there?

The dark side

Chinese mission to unexplored part of the moon is a breakthrough, could help open new vistas of knowledge.

Chinese rover begins making tracks on 'dark' side of moon

The Jade Rabbit 2 rover drove off its lander's ramp and onto the soft, snow-like surface, about 12 hours after a Chinese spacecraft made the first-ever landing on the moon's far side.


The far side of the Moon: What China's Chang'e spacecraft hopes to find

China’s Chang’e-4 has landed where no spacecraft has touched down in one piece before: the dark side of the moon.

China's Chang'e spacecraft is first-ever to land on Moon's dark side: Everything to know

With its Chang'e 4 mission, China has possibly become the first country to make a soft landing, which is a landing of a spacecraft during which no serious damage is incurred.

China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

The probe, the Chang'e-4, is expected to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the Moon, according to Xinhua New Agency. Previous spacecraft have seen the far side of the Moon, but none has landed on it.

Have astronomers found first moon outside our solar system?

The team behind this intriguing discovery evaluated more than 250 planets outside our solar system which had been discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. Out of these, only one planet showed signs of hosting a moon, one around the star known as Kepler-1625.

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A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

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Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.