News in Astronomy: pink moon, and ‘new’ planets

Anyone else seen the pink moon this week?  cheese I have to admit I slept through it, but the swans were quite excited and quite noisy all night…

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/national-international/pink-supermoon-will-light-up-monday-night-sky/2615801/

https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2021-04-27/super-pink-full-moon-to-shine-across-australia-perigee-syzygy/100066644

would love to see pics if you have any. 
Meanwhile, astronomers have discovered and named another new planet, which seems a wonderful place to set SF stories. Fancy calling it ‘Mascara’ smile

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-27/hot-new-planet-toi-1431b-or-mascara-5b/100097126


Still hoping for the discovery of a solid, roughly earth size planet in the "Goldilocks" zone of a star (not that we'll ever get there, sigh)


joanne said:

Anyone else seen the pink moon this week?  
cheese
I have to admit I slept through it, but the swans were quite excited and quite noisy all night…

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/national-international/pink-supermoon-will-light-up-monday-night-sky/2615801/

 That's Monday night in the US or Tuesday night in the Antipodes

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-28/super-pink-moon-shines-across-australia/100099278




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