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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: May 23, 2013

May 23 moon over northern Norway

The full moon tonight – May 24-25, 2013 – is a supermoon.

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See larger image Photo of May 23 waxing gibbous moon by our friend Børge Solberg

EarthSky Facebook friend Børge Solberg took this photo yesterday, May 23, at 1:50 a.m. It’s the moon over northern Norway. Notice the light in the sky. He’s very far north on the Earth, where the twilights already extend late into the night.

The full moon tonight (May 24-25) is a supermoon.

Read about the May 24-25 supermoon here.

What is a supermoon?

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