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Super Flower Moon 2020 highlights: Stunning shots of last supermoon of 2020

Super Flower Moon 2020 Date, Timings in India LIVE Updates: Timings in India, how to watch the full moon Last month we witnessed the Super Pink Moon and now you have the chance to witness another supermoon called Super Flower Moon. Tonight, the moon in the sky will be the Super Flower Moon.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 8, 2020 5:29:09 pm
Super Flower Moon 2020 LIVE Updates: Date, Timings in India, How to Watch Live Streaming of Full Moon Today in India Super Flower Moon 2020 LIVE Updates: Date, timings in India, how to watch the full moon (Image: Robert Karkowski/Pixabay)

Super Flower Moon 2020 LIVE Updates: Last month we witnessed the Super Pink Moon and now you have the chance to witness another supermoon called Super Flower Moon. Tonight, the moon in the sky is the Super Flower Moon. It is the fourth and last supermoon of the year 2020.

The Super Flower Moon reached peak illumination at 4.15 pm IST today. During this time, the moon appeared bigger and brighter than usual as it was near perigee— the closest approach of Moon to the Earth.

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Since this full moon is also be a supermoon, it is being called the Super Flower Moon. The term “supermoon” was coined by the astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979 and it refers to either a new or full moon that occurs within 90 per cent of perigee. Here’s a list of all Lunar events in 2020. 

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Super Flower Moon 2020 today LIVE Updates: Timings in India, how to watch the full moon Last month we witnessed the Super Pink Moon and now you have the chance to witness another supermoon called Super Flower Moon. Tonight, the moon in the sky will be the Super Flower Moon.

00:26 (IST)08 May 2020
How the last supermoon of 2020 looks from Delhi

Tonight, the moon in the sky is the Super Flower Moon. It is the fourth and last supermoon of the year 2020. Express Photojournalist Tashi Tobgyal captures this from Delhi

21:45 (IST)07 May 2020
Super Flower Moon visible from parts of India

Several parts of India is witnessing the Super Flower Moon. We are getting you some pictures of the full moon from Navi Mumbai. Check out these stunning Express photo shot by Amit Chakravarty in Navi Mumbai,  

21:21 (IST)07 May 2020
Super Flower Moon pictures from Mumbai

The stunning Super Pink Moon is visible from all across the country. This is the last supermoon of 2020 ensure to click a picture of the gorgeous full moon and archive it.  Check out this stunning Express photo coming from Navi Mumbai, shot by Amit Chakravarty. 

21:12 (IST)07 May 2020
Super Flower Moon pictures coming invi Mumbai

The Super Flower Moon looks is burning red. The full moon looks stunning. Last month we witnessed the Super Pink Moon which also looked pretty similar to the Flower Moon that appears today. Check out this stunning Express photo coming from Navi Mumbai, shot by Amit Chakravarty. 

20:07 (IST)07 May 2020
Super Flower Moon now visible in India

The Super Flower Moon is finally visible in India. The full moon looks absolutely stunning. To watch it you can step out to your balcony or go to the terrace to watch the Super Flower moon. But just in case it's too hot and you don't want to go out there are several live webcasts available online.

(Image: Express photo by Nandagopal Rajan)

19:24 (IST)07 May 2020
How to watch Super Flower Moon from home

You can always step out to your balcony or go to the terrace to watch the Super Flower moon. But just in case it's too hot and you don't want to go out there are several live webcasts available online. Head over to Slooh that is said to broadcast a live party via YouTube. Paid users can join in the live discussion through Zoom. People can also head over to Space.com tonight.

(Image: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

18:31 (IST)07 May 2020
All set to watch the Super Flower Moon?

The last supermoon of 2020 is all ready to be witnessed in India very soon as the sunsets and moon rises. The India timing for the moon was set at 4:15PM but it is yet to be seen. We probably need to wait for some more minutes to watch the splendid Super Flower Moon in the sky. Get your cameras ready to click ravishing pictures of the moon. 

(Image: AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

16:28 (IST)07 May 2020
When is the next full moon?

The Super Flower Moon is the last supermoon of the year 2020. The next full Moon will be on Friday afternoon, June 5, 2020, with the Moon appearing opposite the Sun in Earth-based longitude at 3:12 p.m. EDT.

(Image: Express photo: Partha Paul)

15:41 (IST)07 May 2020
Super Flower Moon: Details

The full moon of the month of May is known as the Flower Moon. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the Full Moon of May is called Flower Moon because, in most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere at this time of the year. It is also known as Full Corn Planting Moon as well as the Milk Moon.

(Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

13:49 (IST)07 May 2020
What can you witness the Super Flower Moon

For Indian, the Super Flowe Moon will be visible at 4:15pm IST today. According to NASA, for the Washington D.C today the period of daylight will last 14 hours and 4 minutes. For them the Morning twilight will begin at 4:58 a.m. EDT, sunrise will be at 6:03 a.m, sunset will be at 8:07 p.m., and evening twilight will end at 9:12 p.m. During this time, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than usual.

(Image: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

13:24 (IST)07 May 2020
Connection between Super Flower Moon and Buddha Purnima

The Super Flower Moon or full moon corresponds to Vesak which is otherwise known as Buddha Purnima, which is some times called 'Buddha's Birthday.' This day commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. 'The actual date of Vesak varies depending upon the calendar in use in the particular country or region, but this year for most areas it falls on or near the day of this full Moon,' NASA notes. 

(Image: AP)

12:21 (IST)07 May 2020
What is Super Flower Moon?

According to NASA, back in the 1930s Maine Farmer's Almanac first published "Indian" names for the full Moons. "According to this almanac, as the full Moon in May and the second full Moon of spring, the Algonquin tribes of what is now the northeastern United States called this the Flower Moon, for the flowers that are abundant this time of year. Other names include the Corn Planting Moon and the Milk Moon," stated NASA. Super Flower Moon is the last in a series of four supermoons.

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10:27 (IST)07 May 2020
Super Flow Moon timings in India

The Super Flower Moon will be appearing opposite the Sun at 6:45 a.m. EDT and 4.15 pm IST. According to NASA, the supermoon will appear full for about three days around the same time. At this time, the Super Flower Moon will appear bigger and brighter than usual as it will be near perigee— the closest approach of Moon to the Earth.

(Express photo by: Partha Paul)

(Express photo: Partha Paul)

Super Flower Moon 2020 Today LIVE Updates: Date, Timings in India, How to Watch Live Streaming of Full Moon Today in India: Last month we witnessed the Super Pink Moon and now you have the chance to witness another supermoon called Super Flower Moon. Tonight, the moon in the sky will be the Super Flower Moon. It is the fourth and last supermoon of the year 2020. The Super Flower Moon will reach peak illumination at 4.15 pm IST on Thursday. During this time, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than usual as it will be near perigee— the closest approach of Moon to the Earth.