2020 May 07 Brightest and Biggest mid-Ramadan Full Moon Rises in the Night Sky Over Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan – Tonight’s full moon was a Supermoon which is astronomically known as the perigee-syzygy. It occurs when the full moon is directly opposite the sun and at the closest juncture (perigee) to earth in its orbit.

Tonight’s full moon was the final Supermoon in 2020, and the next occurrence is on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11:31 am. (Find out when is the next Supermoon from 2020 until 2030 here)

Here are some of tonight’s best supermoon snapshots from around Brunei Darussalam.

A Supermoon full Moon rises behind the golden dome of Brunei’s landmark, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha bridge.  Photographed by Awang Norsah Kassim @stokinbubus from Kg Tamoi Ujung. (Canon 90D, Sigma 150 – 600mm f5 with TC2001, 581mm, 1/30 sec, f/11, ISO 200)
Super Flower Moon. Photographed by Hj Mohammad Yusof Mohammad Yassin from Kg.Sengkarai, Tutong at 6:52pm. (Canon EOS 5D Mrk III,Tamron Mirror lens, f/8, 1/80 sec, ISO 100)
Supermoon rising behind the trees. Photographed by Jai @vy_______ from Rimba at 7.23pm.  (D610, 70-200mm)
Binocular views of the Supermoon. Photographed by Izuana @ izuana of PABD from Menglait at 7.00 pm. (10-30x50mm Gladiator Zoom Binocular)
A wide-angle lens makes the moon appear tiny. Photographed by Irfan Omara from Kiulap at 8 pm. (Canon EOS  550D, 50.00mm, f/22.0,  1/30 sec, ISO 100)
β€œNot to be missed Supermoon moment, it’s so beautiful.” Photographed by Firdauz H.A from Jln Tungku, Kg Rimba at 6:50pm (Huawei P30pro, Night mode)
A Supermoon rises behind the clouds over Tanjung Batu beach. Photograph by Md Yussof @u_s.o.f of PABD from Muara, Brunei Darussalam at 6.45 pm. (Canon EOS, f/5.6, 2 sec).

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