Tuesday 07 April 2020
Photography – Amr Abdel-Wahab:
Astronomer Dr. Amr Abdel Wahab, president of the Mustafa Mahmoud Astronomical Society, sent a picture to Masrawy’s website, of the giant moon, captured by the telescope.
On Tuesday evening, Earth experienced the most beautiful giant moon in 2020.
Dr. Jad Al-Qadi, head of the National Institute of Astronomical and Geophysical Research, said that Badr, the month of Shaaban for the year 1441, will be completed at 4:35 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 AD, Cairo time, and thus it will appear larger than its usual size, and therefore the brightest of his familiar condition.
He continued: Although it is called the giant giant moon, the moonlight will not be really pink, and although the moon will appear giant throughout the night, its peak will be at the aforementioned time in a phenomenon that calls attention and attracts astronomers and scientists to watch, monitor and photograph it.