07 April 2016 to 20 April 2016
Time: 9:30am until 5:30pm

As part of our GAM2016 _Spaceadhyaan _India_astronomy outreach program, we _Little Hands Infinity
Targets: Our Moon (with detailed view of the craters), Jupiter with -4 moons ,a few star clusters and educational visit to _ISRO The spaceadhyaan school trips provide a multifaceted educational experience. Whilst trip has a subject-related focus....Smallest full moon of 2016 on April 22
it’s the farthest full moon, and smallest full moon, of the year. We’ve heard it called the micro-moon or mini-moon. This full moon comes less than one day after reaching lunar apogee, the moon’s farthest point in its monthly orbit. It lies some 30 thousand miles (50 thousand km) farther from Earth than 2016’s closest full moon – asupermoon – due on November 14.
Every year has a closest full moon, and a farthest full moon. The mini-moon often returns about one month and 18 days later with each passing year, meaning that, in 2017, the year’s smallest full moon will come on June 9.
In 2018, the year’s smallest full moon will fall on July 27; and in 2019, the smallest full moon will occur on September 14. The micro-moon or mini-moon frequently recurs in periods of 14 lunar months (14 returns to full moon).
Although the full moon occurs at the same instant all around the world, our clocks read differently in various time zones. In the United States, the moon turns exactly full on April 22, at 1:24 a.m. EDT, 12:24 a.m. CDT, and on April 21 at 11:24 p.m. MDT and 10:24 p.m. PST.
So in the Americas, the full moon happens on the night of April 21-22, and may have already passed by the time you are reading this post.
Meanwhile, your calendar probably says that April 22 is the full moon.
No matter where you live worldwide, look for the moon to look plenty full on the night of April 22. As with any moon near the vicinity of full moon, it’ll light up the nighttime from early evening until dawn.
In North America, we often call the April full moon by the names of Pink Moon, Grass Moon, Egg Moon or Fish Moon.
But in recent years, we’ve also heard the term micro-moon to describe the year’s smallest full moon. It’s not a name (like Pink Moon) tied to skylore. It’s not bound to a particular month or season.


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