A Super New Moon Is Coming — and a Stunning Crescent Moon Will Follow
Some natural phenomena can’t be seen with the naked eye, but their effects can be. Such a phenomenon happens this Friday when our satellite swings particularly close to Earth. It will do so just a few hours after a new moon, which will bring rare “king” tides… and will even send a huge wave backwards up a mighty river. So what is a super new moon, and why is it so important?