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Extreme Supermoon May 5, 2012

By Mindy Allan
Posted May 2, 2012 in Environment
A "Supermoon" is the coincidence of a full moon (or a new moon) with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, or perigee, leading to the technical name for a Supermoon of the perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system. warns that the only thing that may come from the extreme Supermoon on May 5, 2012 is a rise in the ocean tides.
There are those who believe that there more than just tide changes connected to a Supermoon. Professional astrologer Richard Nolle, gives examples of connections with major storms and seismic events that have happened during a Supermoon: The Mt. Pinatubo eruption, the largest volcanic event in the second half of the 20th Century, took place on June 15, 1991 (within three days of a SuperMoon); the October 6, 1948 Richter 7.3 earthquake that struck Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and took 110,000 lives, one of the deadliest earthquakes on record (again within three days of a SuperMoon, allowing for time zones); and the September 8, 1900 hurricane and tidal surge that struck Galveston, Texas on the day of a SuperMoon, which killed more people (8,000 dead) than any other Atlantic hurricane on record and remains the deadliest natural disaster yet to strike the United States. I'm just scratching the surface here, citing only a few historic instances in the past hundred years or so. Look a little deeper, and you'll run across literally hundreds more greater and lesser seismic and meteorological disturbances, from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 to the 1989 World Series (Loma Prieta) earthquake - just to name a couple contemporary notable examples.
The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth, and the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite of a planet in the Solar System relative to the size of its primary, having a quarter the diameter of Earth and 1⁄81 its mass. The moon is one of the few things that a most can see in the night sky's without a telescope.
Research of the moon by Cornell University associate Lorenzo Lorio, based on observations from data acquired from friends, visitors, and the internet concluded that there has been extreme shift in the direction of the moon.
The Supermoon on May 5, 2012 will give people the opportunity to note the location of the moon for themselves, we are entering a time where the changes in the atmosphere are occurring on a more frequent basis, and thanks to the avid sky watchers, these changes are being documented.