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The Supermoon

I was rather informed on definitions but on time frames, not so much.                                                                    I was anticipating an experience never realized for more than 150 years.                                                                  The sun, moon, and earth were orchestrating one giant and rare exposition.                                                 When I heard that a Supermoon was coming on January 31st, I said, "This I got to see".                                                                                                         

I, a mortal with a far lesser task, did something very wrong yesterday.                                                                                                                        It was absolutely unnecessary and wrong for me to get up before 2:30 AMPT. It was simply too early for me to be gazing at the moon on a chilly winter's morn. Moreover, such unnecessary and inexcusable time was just wrong no matter what.  I also did something very right yesterday, and it wasn't yielding the 'right of way' to a wrong way driver. It was courageously right for me to get up early this morning, and accomplish my goal because I refused to be denied seeing a Supermoon.                                             

At 2:28 AM, the moon could be seen from just outside of my front door, looking straight up into the western sky.  It was not as large as I had anticipated but very bright.  Besides, I would soon learn that I was too early and I was in for a little wait to really benefit the best show of the Supermoon.                                                                                          At 3:55 AM, I noticed a partial eclipse beginning to take shape.                                                          At 5:50 AM, from my back window, with excitement I beheld a Redmoon.                                                   At 6:18 AM,  there was a great view of the eclipse.                                                                                                  At 6:49 AM, the great view of the moon is breaking up.                                                                                             At 6:54 AM, the veiw of the moon had disappeared and my moon watch was over.                  02012018 PS

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