Moon Worship This Saturday!

Oh Beautiful Luna

So, uh, who wants to be sacrificed to the Moon first?

Morning heathens! This Saturday, worship the awesome sight of the Moon in perigee! This is once in 20 year phenomenon folks! Preferably with minimal clothing and maximum debauchery, as the pagans would have wanted.

Full moons look different because of the elliptical shape of the moon’s orbit. When it’s at perigee, the moon is about 31,000 miles (50,000 km) closer to Earth than when it’s at the farthest point of its orbit, also known as apogee.

“Nearby perigee moons are about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than lesser moons that occur on the apogee side of the moon’s orbit,” the NASA website says. CNN

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