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Pretty in Pink


April 15, 2020

A "Pink Moon" shines on Foster Lake on the evening of Tuesday, April 7. along Highway 20. The full moon of April is called the Pink Moon, even though it isn't particularly pink. It is, however, at the nearest point to earth in its orbit and the smaller distance between the full moon and the earth makes the supermoon appear about 7 percent larger than a typical full moon and about 30 percent brighter.

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